Positive psychology research

Assignment Instructions. 
Prepare a comprehensive research paper in which you choose an area of research that is relevant to and pertinent to positive psychology.
Your research paper must include relevance to culture, age, ethnicity, gender, and race. It should also include applicable legal and ethical issues.
Suggested topics include the following  but you are free to add or identify your own topics.
Topic 1: Positive psychology concepts (include any of the following concepts)

  • happiness
  • optimism and helplessness
  • mindfulness
  • flow
  • character strengths and virtues
  • positive thinking
  • resilience
  • self-efficacy
  • and additional concepts

Topic 2: Martin Seligman and other Positive Psychology Theorists 
Topic 3: Comparison of Positive Psychology to Psychoanalytic, Cognitive Behavioral, or Humanistic-Existential Schools of Psychology
Topic 4: Positive Psychology and the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders 
Format your paper in APA style, citing at least 12 sources. Length of the paper to be about 4,750 words excluding cover page and references.

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