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Applied Positive Psychology

Applied Positive Psychology
Integrated Positive Practice

Second Edition

November 2024 | 304 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Updated with the latest theory and research and structured around a pioneering multidimensional model of wellbeing, this book equips you with the knowledge and tools to apply positive psychology to many areas of life.

This includes interventions aimed at developing mental and physical functioning, as well as recommendations for enhancing relationships and reshaping organisational structures. A wealth of case studies show you how these practices can be successfully deployed in diverse real-world contexts, such as society, religion, the classroom and the workplace.

Key features include:
  • Learning objectives
  • Practice essay questions and quizzes
  • Useful psychometric tools you can adapt for your own research
  • Summary boxes
  • Case study and reflection boxes
  • Suggested further reading
  • Keyword definitions and glossary list of acronyms 

This book is essential reading for students of Applied Positive Psychology or the Psychology of Happiness and Wellbeing.

Tim Lomas is a Psychology Research Scientist in the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and part of the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard University.
Kate Hefferon is a Chartered Research Psychologist.
Itai Ivtzan is the Director of the School of Positive Transformation.
Kirsty Gardiner is a Chartered Social Psychologist and a Research Director of a DEI consultancy.

1 Preparing for the Journey
2 The Mind
3 The Body and the Brain
4 Culture and Society
5 Childhood and Development
6 Occupations and Organisations
7 Religion and Spirituality
8 Ethical and Reflective Practice

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