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A Psychology of Human Strengths: Fundamental Questions and by Lisa G. Aspinwall, Ursula M. Staudinger

By Lisa G. Aspinwall, Ursula M. Staudinger

This quantity units out a examine schedule for the clinical examine of human strengths. students in numerous psychology fields have every one directed their cognizance to confident psychology and concentrated their paintings via a lens of human strengths. the result of their findings are meant to supply a forward-looking discussion board for the dialogue of the aim, pitfalls, and way forward for the psychology of human strengths. The e-book comprises exciting and numerous commentaries on ancient and modern learn on human strengths. it's going to be of curiosity for these trying to find new methods of pondering such subject matters as intelligence, judgment, volition, social behaviour, shut relationships, improvement, getting older, and overall healthiness in addition to functions to psychotherapy, schooling, organizational psychology, gender, politics, creativity, and different nation-states of lifestyles.

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