I'm OK, You're OK

Easterbrook, Gregg
March 2001
New Republic;03/05/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 10, p20
Focuses on the advancements in human psychology. Recognition of 14 so-called major mental disorders, in addition to countless lesser maladies; Use of positive psychology, which seeks to change the focus on inquiry from what causes psychosis to what causes sanity; Thoughts of Martin Seligman, professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, who devised the concept of positive psychology; View that by focusing on improvement rather than dysfunction, the positive-psychology movement hopes to destigmatize mental therapy.


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