RECENT RESEARCH: RECAPS AND INSIGHTS

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

May 16, 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 M. Kossakowska, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Sopot, Poland: marlenakossakowska@gmail.com

The aim of this study […]

Structural, Convergent Validity and Reliability of Positive Psychology Scales on Egyptian Athletes

May 16, 2018|

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Structural, Convergent Validity and Reliability of Positive Psychology Scales on Egyptian Athletes.
Marei Salama-Younes, PhD. Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt

Corresponding author: Dr. Marei Salama-Younes: Psychology, Sociology and Evaluation in Sport field Dept., Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt: Email: msalamayounes@hotmail.fr

Valid and reliable positive psychology scales are rarely used in Arab countries for Arab athletes. More precisely, there are no valid scales measuring positive psychology […]

Validity and Reliability of Well-being Scales: A Study on Egyptian Physically Active Senior-Aged Adults

May 16, 2018|

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Validity and Reliability of Well-being Scales: A Study on Egyptian Physically Active Senior-Aged Adults.
Dr. Marei Salama-Younes, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt (pictured left); Walid A. Massoud, National Center for Examinations and Educational Evaluation (NCEEE), Cairo, Egypt

Corresponding author: Dr. Marei Salama-Younes: Psychology, Sociology and Evaluation in Sport field Dept., Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt: Email: msalamayounes@hotmail.fr

This study tests the structural, […]

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

May 16, 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 & […]

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

May 16, 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 & […]

Character Strengths and Health: Research Summary – Part 1

May 16, 2018|

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Character Strengths and Health: Research Summary – Part 1.
Ryan Niemiec, Psy.D., Education Director, VIA Institute on Character, Cincinnati, Ohio (left); Alina Yarova, MPH, Vice President, Positive Health and Wellness Division, International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), New York, New York (right).

Corresponding Author: Alina Yarova, E-mail: yarova.a@gmail.com

In 2000, Christopher Peterson and Martin Seligman kicked off a large-scale study looking […]

Being Happier May Lead to Better Health: Positive Psychological Well-Being and Lifestyle Over 20 Years of Follow-Up

May 16, 2018|

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Being Happier May Lead to Better Health: Positive Psychological Well-Being and Lifestyle Over 20 Years of Follow-Up.
Claudia Trudel-Fitzgerald, PhD1 (pictured left);  Julia K. Boehm, PhD2; Shelley S. Tworoger, PhD1,3; Laura D. Kubzansky, PhD, MPH1

1Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, United States
2Chapman University, Orange, United States
3Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, United States

Corresponding author: Dr. Claudia Trudel-Fitzgerald, E-mail: […]

Relationship Between Spiritual Coping and Survival in Patients with HIV

May 16, 2018|

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Relationship Between Spiritual Coping and Survival in Patients with HIV.
Ironson, G., (pictured left) Kremer, H., & Lucette, A.(2016). Journal of General Internal Medicine, 31(9): 1068- 76. doi:10.1007/s11606-016-3668-4

Correspondence Author:Gail Ironson, MD., PhD. University of Miami School of Medicine, Email: gironson@aol.com

 

 

Background and Objective

Studies of spirituality in initially healthy people have shown a survival advantage, yet there are fewer […]

Compassionate love predicts long-term survival among people living with HIV followed for up to 17 years.

May 16, 2018|

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Compassionate love predicts long-term survival among people living with HIV followed for up to 17 years.
Ironson, G., (pictured left) Kremer, H., & Lucette, A. (published online Jul 30, 2017). Compassionate love predicts long-term survival among people living with HIV followed for up to 17 years. Journal of Positive Psychology. 10.1080 /17439760.2017.1350742

Correspondence Author: Gail Ironson, MD., PhD. University […]