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Positive Psychology Interventions: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies

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About the Course:

As conceptualized by Martin Seligman, positive psychology is a branch of psychology that shifts the clinical focus from pathology to the study of an individual’s strengths and those factors associated with a full, meaningful life. The purpose of this article is to present meta-analysis of positive psychology interventions with particular emphasis on quantifiable changes in subjective well-being, psychological well-being, and depression.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Positive Psychology Interventions: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies created by Linda Bolier, PhD, Merel Haverman, MSc, Gerben J. Westerhof, PhD, Heleen Riper, PhD, Filip Smit, PhD, and Ernst Bohlmeijer, PhD in 0.

Publication Date:

BMC Public Health, 13 2013

Course Material Authors

Linda Bolier, PhD
Merel Haverman, MSc
Gerben J. Westerhof, PhD
Heleen Riper, PhD
Filip Smit, PhD
Ernst Bohlmeijer, PhD

Course Creator

Tyler Gibson

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify key concepts associated with positive psychology.

  2. Discuss the effects of publication bias on the study of psychology.

  3. Describe the main findings of the present study.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

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Course Retired
Course Number 102295
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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38 members have taken this course