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Candidate for President-Elect, Svala Sigurðardóttir

September 6, 2018|

Positive Health and Wellness Division 
Election 2018

Biography:
Svala is a medical doctor specialising as a family physician in Denmark and a PhD student
at the University of Iceland. She has a diploma in positive psychology from the same
university, and her main interest is in positive intervention and how physicians and other
health care workers can apply positive psychology in their work. Svala is […]

Candidate for President-Elect, Joel Milam

September 6, 2018|

Positive Health and Wellness Division 
Election 2018

Biography: 

Joel Milam, Ph.D. CV

Statement of Interest:
I am a strong supporter of the Positive Health and Wellness Division of IPPA. As a Division co-founder (and co-author of the division charter), in conjunction with Drs. Sara Pressman and Afton Hassett, I have continuously volunteered and have served in an advisory role for Division activities. I am […]

Candidate for President-Elect, Liana Lianov

September 6, 2018|

Positive Health and Wellness Division
Election 2018

Biography:
Liana Lianov, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACLM
She chairs the Happiness Science and Positive Health (HSPH) Committee of American College of Lifestyle Medicine, which convened the inaugural Summit on Happiness Science in Health Care, hosted by Dell Medical School, in May 2018. At the summit, leaders in lifestyle medicine, health care innovation and positive […]

Candidate for President-Elect, Joaquim Radua

September 6, 2018|

Positive Health and Wellness Division 
Election 2018

Biography:

Principal investigator of the translational research group at FIDMAG Research Foundation, I am a psychiatrist medical doctor and statistician who earned his doctorate in biostatistics of brain imaging at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN, King’s College London). I have led many multidisciplinary studies about psychology, psychiatric disorders, leading to >100 publications […]

Candidate for President-Elect, Rhonda Cornum

September 6, 2018|

Positive Health and Wellness Division
Election 2018

Biography:

Brigadier General Rhonda Cornum, PhD, MD, retired from the Army in February of 2012, having served over 33 years. She has a unique perspective, having served over 3 years as the first Director of the U.S. Army’s novel Comprehensive Soldier Fitness initiative. Recently renamed Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness, this strategy represents the […]

Moving from “Me” to “We”: The Power of Connection in the Search for Happiness

July 27, 2018|

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Moving from “Me” to “We”: The Power of Connection in the Search for Happiness.
Christy Teranishi Martinez, Ph.D. California State University Channel Islands

Corresponding author:Dr. Christy Teranishi Martinez, Psychology Program, California State University Channel Islands, 1 University Drive, Camarillo, CA 93012. Email: christy.teranishi-martinez@csuci.edu.

The pursuit of goals is correlated with greater well-being (Brunstein, 1993; Kiaei & Reio, 2014; Klug […]

The Pathology of Loneliness: A Commentary

July 27, 2018|

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The Pathology of Loneliness: A Commentary
Kathi Norman, M.A.P.P.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Corresponding Author: Kathi Norman, Positive Psychology Health & Well-being, email: positivemedicine@outlook.com, www.kathinorman.com

While undertaking his emergency medicine rotation, a senior resident became frustrated when he […]

SOURCES FOR RESEARCH FUNDING

July 27, 2018|

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SOURCES FOR RESEARCH FUNDING

 CURRENT U.S. FEDERAL FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENTS 

 Participating Organization(s):  National Institutes of Health (NIH) 

 Components of Participating Organizations: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

 Posted Date: October 13, 2017

 (R21 Clinical Trial Optional): https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-322.html

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages exploratory /developmental research grant applications (R21) to investigate the fundamental science of mind and body approaches, including mind/brain-focused […]

Personal Growth Initiative and Search for Meaning in Life: Moderate Illness Perception and Chronic Illness Coping

July 27, 2018|

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Personal Growth Initiative and Search for Meaning in Life: Moderate Illness Perception and Chronic Illness Coping.
Marlena M. Kossakowska, Ph.D. Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Sopot, Poland

Corresponding author: Dr. Marlena […]

Really… Sitting Can Lead to Early Death?: A Journal Article Commentary

July 27, 2018|

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Really… Sitting Can Lead to Early Death?: A Journal Article Commentary.
Timothy Voehl,Arizona State University

Corresponding author:  Timothy Voehl E-mail: tavoehl@asu.edu

This a commentary on an interesting journal article about the unwanted effects of too much sitting, by James Levine MD., PHD, the Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale AZ, entitled “Sick of Sitting” (2015). According to Dr. Levine, a sedentary […]