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A Learned Helplessness Model of Depression: SELIGMAN

Jennifer Radden

in The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151657
eISBN:
9780199849253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151657.003.0028
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents Martin Seligman's discussion of the learned helplessness model of depression. Seligman has published widely in experimental psychology, learning psychology, and clinical ... More


The Fifth Brave Step: Positive Education

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter describes how Positive Education came to be embraced as a whole-school commitment at Geelong Grammar School. It discusses how the school’s plans to build new medical and sporting ... More


“I Have Learned to Be Content”: Happiness According to St. Paul

Colleen Shantz

in The Bible and the Pursuit of Happiness: What the Old and New Testaments Teach Us about the Good Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199795734
eISBN:
9780199979691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795734.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Paul’s letters afford unique access to happiness in the Bible, because they speak directly in Paul’s own voice. Paul himself says his life contained much suffering, which leads to the question of how ... More


Who Is the Happy Warrior? Philosophy Poses Questions to Psychology

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Law and Happiness

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226676005
eISBN:
9780226676029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676029.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Psychology has recently focused attention on subjective states of pleasure, satisfaction, and what is called “happiness.” The suggestion made in some quarters is that a study of these subjective ... More


Salvation in Counselling and Comedy

Clive Marsh

in A Cultural Theology of Salvation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198811015
eISBN:
9780191848056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811015.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter scrutinizes the many ways in which positive psychology contributes to therapeutic understandings of salvation. Building on attention to the way in which the work of Martin Seligman has ... More


What Are ‘Health and Wellbeing’?

David Beaumont

in Positive Medicine: Disrupting the Future of Medical Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192845184
eISBN:
9780191937453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845184.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

What is health? What is wellbeing? Various definitions of health explored: a common-sense definition first. The health of middle-aged men and the effectiveness (or otherwise) of health and wellbeing ... More


Character-Fault and Blame-Fault

Bruce N. Waller

in Against Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016599
eISBN:
9780262298940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016599.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses moral responsibility in relation to the concepts of character-fault and blame-fault. It begins by presenting examples that provide an overview of the concepts and their ... More


Why Should Health and Wellbeing Matter to Doctors?

David Beaumont

in Positive Medicine: Disrupting the Future of Medical Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192845184
eISBN:
9780191937453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845184.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health and wellbeing as central to medical practice. In 2015/2016, author was president of the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and the revamp of the RACP’s annual ... More


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