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By Kate Hefferon

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Professor Alex Linley, Founding Director, Capp

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Steven Southworth, Postgraduate Psychology pupil, college of Essex, UK

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  • Chapter summaries that can assist you money their figuring out
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Positive Psychology is essential examining for college students taking modules in optimistic psychology and healthiness, and also will be of curiosity to scholars of utilized, training and activities psychology, in addition to psychologists, coaches, counsellors and researchers attracted to this burgeoning field.

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