By Lisa G. Aspinwall, Ursula M. Staudinger

This quantity units out a study schedule for the medical research of human strengths. students in various psychology fields have every one directed their awareness to confident psychology and targeted 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 ebook includes interesting and various commentaries on historic and modern study on human strengths. it's going to be of curiosity for these trying to find new methods of considering such issues as intelligence, judgment, volition, social behaviour, shut relationships, improvement, getting older, and overall healthiness in addition to purposes to psychotherapy, schooling, organizational psychology, gender, politics, creativity, and different geographical regions of lifestyles.

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