Health Division Blog

Positive Health, Fitness, & Medicine at the European Conference on Positive Psychology (ECPP)  #ECPP2018

August 17, 2018|

By Elaine O’Brien, Ph.D., MAPP, CPT

“This conference (ECPP) is a wonderful example of the quiet steady work the world is crying to know more about.” – Donald Officer

The 9th European Conference on Positive Psychology, Budapest, took place from June 28-30, 2018. IPPA Positive Health & Wellness Division leaders and members offered individual and collaborative workshops, symposia, and keynotes around […]

Register for “Living the Forgiving Life,” a Webinar with Dr. Loren Toussaint

August 14, 2018|

This event is for IPPA members only. Please log in below or join IPPA to access registration.

Thank you literature review project volunteers!

August 13, 2018|

Under the leadership of the Positive Health & Wellness Division’s Literature Review Team (Alina Yarova, Lisa Miller, and Hitomi Katsumi), we have been fortunate to have the help of many volunteers to make our literature review project a success. The Division would like to thank and acknowledge the seventeen amazing volunteers hailing from eight countries for their incredible work […]

Editorial Team

June 27, 2018|

 

New Publication from IPPA’s Positive Health and Wellness Division

June 25, 2018|

IPPA’s Positive Health and Wellness Division recently published the first issue of its new bi-annual newsletter, Chronicle of Advances in Positive Health and Well-Being.
 

The publication will serve as a “reception hall” for exchanging ideas among the division’s diverse membership of basic and clinical scientists, practitioners, and trainers. It will share the latest research related to health maintenance, total well-being, and illness prevention.

Contents […]

Now Available: Positive Health and Wellness Collection in IPPA’s Learning Library

April 19, 2018|

IPPA’s Virtual Learning Library houses over 100 videos and more than 150 presentations, available exclusively to members. The Positive Health and Wellness Division now has a dedicated page for content relevant to our mission: a collection of videos from past World Congresses, other conferences, and the Leader Series.

Pick a few to watch on your next work or study […]

Call for Volunteers: Positive Health and Wellness Literature Review Project

March 25, 2018|

The Positive Health and Wellness Division is conducting a foundational assessment of the research that has been published in the field, and we would love your help! This literature review project is an ongoing initiative that aims to capture the breadth of knowledge available around the world about how positive psychology constructs can improve the health and wellness of […]

Perspectives from the American Conference on Physician Health (ACPH)

November 28, 2017|

 

Two members of IPPA’s Positive Health and Wellness Division Leadership Team, Kathi Norman and Elaine O’Brien, attended the 2017 Inaugural American Conference on Physician Health (ACPH). Their reports on the event follow.

 

Kathi Norman:

Physician burnout, depression, and suicide are unfortunately not rare in medicine. One million people lose their doctor to suicide each year in America alone. Post mortem, undiagnosed (or hidden) […]

Positive Health Psychology Data Extravaganza Reprise

November 9, 2017|

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Call for Submissions: The Chronicle for Advances in Positive Health and Well-being

October 24, 2017|

IPPA’s Positive Health and Well-Being Division welcomes submissions to its new, forthcoming periodical, The Chronicle of Advances in Positive Health and Well-Being. This publication is dedicated to sharing with its members the latest research related to the current body of knowledge on health maintenance, total well-being, and illness prevention.

Submissions might include:

Abstracts of current studies and research reviews
Book reviews
Case studies
Member news […]