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(p. 111) Conclusion: The Full Life 

(p. 111) Conclusion: The Full Life
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(p. 111) Conclusion: The Full Life
Author(s):

Tayyab Rashid

and Martin Seligman

DOI:
10.1093/med-psych/9780190920241.003.0017
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date: 26 March 2019

The central point of positive psychotherapy (PTT) at enhancing our strengths, along with improving our symptoms, is an effective therapeutic approach—like health is better than sickness, security is better than fear, relaxation is better than stress, cooperation is better than conflict, and hope is better than despair. The PPT practices in this workbook have hopefully helped readers direct their attention, memory, and expectations away from the negative and catastrophic and toward positive and optimistic outcomes. PPT is not a prescription; it is an approach based on scientific evidence that documents the benefits of paying attention to the positive aspects of human experience

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