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Seligman, Martin E. P.

Works: 265 works in 1,120 publications in 22 languages and 27,459 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Case studies  History  Biography  Autobiographies  Educational films  Internet videos  Juvenile works  Puppet films  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Author of introduction, wpr, Honoree, Other, Interviewee, Contributor, Composer
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Martin E. P Seligman
Learned optimism by Martin E. P Seligman( Book )

109 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 18 languages and held by 3,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the positive effects of optimism on quality of life and provides specific exercises designed to break the pessimism habit
Character strengths and virtues : a handbook and classification by Christopher Peterson( )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Korean and held by 2,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This groundbreaking handbook of character strengths and virtues is the first progress report from a prestigious group of researchers who have undertaken the systematic classification and measurement of widely valued positive traits. They approach good character in terms of separate strengths- authenticity, persistence, kindness, gratitude, hope, humor, and so on- each of which exists in degrees
Authentic happiness : using the new positive psychology to realize your potential for lasting fulfillment by Martin E. P Seligman( Book )

59 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argues that happiness can be a learned and cultivated behavior, explaining how every person possesses at least five of twenty-four profiled strengths that can be built on in order to improve life
What you can change and what you can't : the complete guide to successful self-improvement by Martin E. P Seligman( Book )

38 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book analyzes authoritative scientific research on treatments for alcoholism, anxiety, weight loss, anger, depression, and a range of phobias and obsessions to discover what is the most effective way to address each condition. It describes what does not work, and pinpoints the techniques and therapies that do work best for each condition, discussing why they work and how they can be used to make long-lasting change
The optimistic child by Martin E. P Seligman( Book )

37 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Optimistic Child offers parents and teachers the tools developed in this study to teach children of all ages life skills that transform helplessness into mastery and bolster genuine self-esteem. Learning the skills of optimism not only reduces the risk of depression but boosts school performance, improves physical health, and provides children with the self-reliance they need as they approach the teenage years and adulthood
Flourish : a visionary new understanding of happiness and well-being by Martin E. P Seligman( Book )

43 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book the author presents his concept of what well-being really is and explains the four pillars of well-being (meaning and purpose, positive emotions, relationships, and accomplishment), placing emphasis on meaning and purpose as the most important for achieving a life of fulfillment. Traditionally, the goal of psychology has been to relieve human suffering, but the goal of the Positive Psychology movement, which the author has led for fifteen years, is different. It is about actually raising the bar for the human condition. It builds on the doctor's work on optimism, motivation, and character to show how to get the most out of life, unveiling a new theory of what makes a good life for individuals, for communities, and for nations. In an evolution of thought and practice, it refines what Positive Psychology is all about. While certainly a part of well-being, happiness alone doesn't give life meaning. The author now asks, What is it that enables you to cultivate your talents, to build deep, lasting relationships with others, to feel pleasure, and to contribute meaningfully to the world? In a word, what is it that allows you to flourish? "Well-being" takes the stage front and center, and Happiness (or Positive Emotion) becomes one of the five pillars of Positive Psychology, along with Engagement, Relationships, Meaning, and Accomplishment, or PERMA, the permanent building blocks for a life of profound fulfillment. Thought-provoking in its implications for education, economics, therapy, medicine, and public policy (the very fabric of society), the book tells inspiring stories of Positive Psychology in action, including how the entire U.S. Army is now trained in emotional resilience; how innovative schools can educate for fulfillment in life and not just for workplace success; and how corporations can improve performance at the same time as they raise employee well-being. With interactive exercises to help readers explore their own attitudes and aims, this book is a watershed in the understanding of happiness as well as a tool for getting the most out of life
Helplessness : on depression, development, and death by Martin E. P Seligman( Book )

38 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume demonstrates how learned helplessness develops and operates, and how it can lead to depression, anxiety, childhood failures, lack of motivation, and in extreme cases, sudden death. The author offers help suggesting that depressed adults and children can "unlearn" helplessness
Learned helplessness : a theory for the age of personal control by Christopher Peterson( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When experience with uncontrollable events gives rise to the expectation that events in the future will also elude control, disruptions in motivation, emotion, and learning may ensue. "Learned helplessness" refers to the problems that arise in the wake of uncontrollability. First described in the 1960's among laboratory animals, learned helplessness has since been applied to a variety of human problems entailing inappropriate passivity and demoralization. While learned helplessness is best known as an explanation of depression, studies with both people and animals have mapped out the cognitive and biological aspects. The present volume summarizes and integrates the theory, research, and application of learned helplessness. Each line of work is evaluated critically in terms of what is and is not known, and future directions are sketched
Abnormal psychology by David L Rosenhan( Book )

49 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incorporates new findings and attitudes as well as new research on the outcome of specific psychotherapies for certain disorders
Ethnopolitical warfare : causes, consequences, and possible solutions( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines international cases to understand what causes a society's ethnic conflicts to escalate or de-escalate. This book contains examinations of the political and historical antecedents to conflict around the world, combining them with psychological analyses of group identity and intergroup conflict. In examining the escalation of ethnic conflict, the chapters highlight the critical role of group identification, stressing how group identification becomes enmeshed with threatened economic resources, violent political subcultures, and media manipulation of collective fear. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
Treating and preventing adolescent mental health disorders : what we know and what we don't know : a research agenda for improving the mental health of our youth by dwight l., et al., eds Evans( )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction Dwight L. Evans and Martin E.P. Seligman. Part I. Depression and Bipolar Disorders. Commission on Adolescent Depression and Bipolar Disorders. 1. Defining Depression and Bipolar Disorders. 2. Treatment of Depression and Bipolar Disorders. 3. Prevention of Depression and Bipolar Disorders. 4. Research Agenda for Depression and Bipolar Disorders. Part II. Schizophrenia. Commission on Adolescent Schizophrenia. 5. Defining Schizophrenia. 6. Treatment of Schizophrenia. 7. Prevention of Schizophrenia. 8. Research Agenda for Schizophrenia. Part III. Anxiety Disorders. Commission on Adole
Human helplessness : theory and applications( Book )

10 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biological boundaries of learning by Martin E. P Seligman( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychopathology : experimental models( Book )

13 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erlernte Hilflosigkeit by Martin E. P Seligman( Book )

48 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1974 veröffentlichte Martin Seligman sein bahnbrechendes Erklärungsmodell über den Zusammenhang zwischen Hilflosigkeit, Angst, Depression und Apathie. Es wurde zum Ausgangspunkt ungezählter Untersuchungen und Abhandlungen in der Klinischen Psychologie, der Entwicklungs- und Sozialpsychologie, der Pädagogik und auch der Soziologie. Seligmans Theorie der "erlernten Hilflosigkeit", die er an vielen anschaulichen Beispielen entwickelt, erklärt psychische Störungen, aber auch gesellschaftliche Zustände wie Armut und Arbeitslosigkeit
Explanatory style by Gregory McClell Buchanan( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first work to condense the large literature on explanatory style -- one's tendency to offer similar sorts of explanations for different events. This cognitive variable has been related to psychopathology, physical health, achievement and success. Compiled by experts in the fields of depression, anxiety, psychoneuroimmunology and motivation, this volume details our current level of understanding, outlines gaps in our knowledge, and discusses the future directions of the field. Data from a vast number of studies are presented, including results from studies not previously reported
The optimistic child : a proven program to safeguard children against depression and build lifelong resilience by Martin E. P Seligman( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and Chinese and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the face of increasing levels of depression affecting American children, a new edition of the best-selling guide to preventing childhood depression shows parents and educators how to instill optimism, resilience, and confidence in children, enabling them to feel self-reliant, boost self-esteem, and perform better in school
La auténtica felicidad by Martin E. P Seligman( Book )

63 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the author of the international bestseller, Learned Optimism, comes a ground-breaking look at the nature of happiness and how everyone has the power to inject real joy into their lives. Martin E. Seligman is the international leader of the Positive Psychology Movement. His first trade book, the international bestseller Learned Optimism, greatly influenced the way people thought about mental health by bringing the concepts of cognitive psychology to a mass audience. Authentic Happiness is an even bigger ground-breaker. It represents the first time any scientist has placed value in the study not only of mental illness, but of 'mental wellness.' It's not about curing one's ills, but about exercising one's strengths and virtues in order to achieve what Seligman terms 'authentic happiness.' The life-changing lesson of Authentic Happiness is that, by assessing the very best in ourselves, we can improve the world around us and achieve new and lasting levels of genuine contentment and joy
Evidence-based approaches in positive education : implementing a strategic framework for well-being in schools by Mathew A White( )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on action research and implementation at one of the world's great schools, this book provides a much-needed exploration of how to implement positive education at a whole school level. Evidence-Based Approaches in Positive Education summarises the integration of a whole-school mental health and well-being strategy, positive psychology programs and pastoral care models from 3-18 years of age. Positive education is the teaching of scientifically validated programs from positive psychology and character education that have an impact on student and staff well-being. It is an approach that focuses on teaching, building and embedding social and emotional learning throughout a student's experience. St Peter's College - Adelaide is the only institution in the world to integrate Martin Seligman's well-being theory throughout all aspects of both its strategic intent and positive education programs. The School?s vision is to be a world-class school where all boys flourish. Its mission is to provide an exceptional education that brings out the very best in every boy. This is done within an intellectually and spiritually rich environment that nurtures international-mindedness, intercultural understanding, respect and a commitment to social justice. This book captures the developments of the St Peter's College journey. It focuses on the integration of well-being across seven strategic goals: Academics; Well-being; Student Life; Entrepreneurship; Innovation and Partnerships; People, Culture and Change; Sustainability and Environment; Community Engagement, Advancement, and Philanthropy. A uniquely Australian school, the impact of a St Peter's College education is to build great men: who believe safety, service and integrity and fundamental parts of their lives; who are active members of communities that are socially and culturally diverse; who engage in political, ethical, and environmental challenges as good citizens. Since 1847, St Peter's College alumni have had global and life-changing impact in all fields of human endeavour. The School's alumni include three Nobel Laureates, 42 Rhodes Scholars, Olympians and Archbishops, artists and scientists, educators and journalists, actors and politicians, philanthropists and physicians, CEOs, diplomats and soldiers, explorers, painters and poets. This book shares evidence-based practices and makes a substantial contribution to the rapidly developing field of positive psychology and its application in schools
Accentuate the positive : using positive psychology in the classroom( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Students at Geelong Grammar School are undergoing the first year of a new, and controversial, experiment in education. Positive Education, a program developed by psychologist Martin Seligman, is designed to help children cultivate ways of becoming happier, more resilient people ... This video captures the range of events and emotions that the Australian teens work through, including bullying and self-esteem issues, as they attempt to employ Positive Education techniques. Additional insights are provided by the teaching staff, who are also grappling with this new way of learning"--Back of container
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Character strengths and virtues : a handbook and classification
Character strengths and virtues : a handbook and classificationAuthentic happiness : using the new positive psychology to realize your potential for lasting fulfillmentWhat you can change and what you can't : the complete guide to successful self-improvementThe optimistic childFlourish : a visionary new understanding of happiness and well-beingHelplessness : on depression, development, and deathLearned helplessness : a theory for the age of personal controlAbnormal psychology
Alternative Names
Martin E. P. Seligman

Martin E. P. Seligman psicologo e saggista statunitense

Martin Seligman

Martin Seligman American psychologist and writer

Martin Seligman Amerikaans auteur

Martin Seligman chercheur en psychologie et professeur à l'Université de Pennsylvanie

Martin Seligman psicólogo y escritor estadounidense

Martin Seligman psycholog amerykański

Martin Seligman US-amerikanischer Autor und Psychologe

Seligman 1942-

Seligman M.

Seligman, Martin.

Seligman Martin 1942-....

Seligman, Martin E. 1942-

Seligman Martin E. P.

Seligman, Martin E. P. 1942-

Seligman, Martin Elias Peter.

Seligman, Martin G.

Seligman, Marty 1942-

Мартін Селігман

Селигман Мартин

Селигман Мартин Э.П.

מרטין סליגמן

מרטין סליגמן פסיכולוכ וסופר אמריקאי

סליגמן, מרטין

مارتين سيلجمان، 1942-

مارتین سلیقمن

مارتین سلیگمن روانشناس مثبت‌گرای آمریکایی

മാർട്ടിൻ സെലിഗ്മാൻ

셀리그만, 마틴 1942-

셀리그만, 마틴 E. P. 1942-

셀리만, 마아틴 E. P. 1942-

셀리만, 마틴 E. P. 1942-

셀릭만 마아틴 1942-


セリグマン, M. E. P

セリグマン, マーティン

セリグマン, マーティン E. P