Health Division Blog

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 […]

Recap: Positive Health & Wellness Division Sessions at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology

August 14, 2017|

At the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology, the Positive Health & Wellness Division (PH&W) sponsored three major events full of robust research findings and key takeaways. Read on to learn more (or review) what was covered in the field of positive health and health sciences.

 

Positive Health Psychology Data Extravaganza

Six groups of presenters shared some of the most profound […]

Judith Moskowitz, Ph.D. Receives Contributions to Positive Health Award

August 13, 2017|

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Health and Wellness Town Hall Recording: June 29, 2017

August 13, 2017|

On June 29, 2017, the leadership team of the Health and Wellness Division held a virtual Town Hall meeting about the division’s programming and goals for the year ahead.

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Join Division Leadership to Discuss Activities in a Virtual Town Hall

June 26, 2017|

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Seeking Editorial Board Members for New Health and Wellness Division Publication

June 19, 2017|

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The Positive Health & Wellness Division Guide to the World Congress

June 9, 2017|

The International Positive Psychology Association’s Fifth World Congress is right around the corner! The Positive Health & Wellness Division (PH&W) has compiled a short list of health and wellbeing-related events at the World Congress that may be useful as you start planning which sessions to attend. You can download the guide here. For the full session descriptions, please visit […]

Positive Health and Wellness Division Announces Award Winner and World Congress Activities

May 10, 2017|

The Positive Health and Wellness Division is proud to announce the winner of the fifth prestigious Contributions in Positive Health Award: Judith Moskowitz, PhD, MPH, Professor of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.

Trained as a social psychologist, Dr. Moskowitz studies behavioral and psychosocial factors in the context of significant illness or other life stress. Her current research […]