Positive Psychology References


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  19. Robles, T.F., Brooks, K.P., & Pressman, S.D. (2009). Trait positive affect buffers the effects of acute stress on skin barrier recovery. Health Psychology28, 373–378.
  20. Robb, S., Benson, K., Middleton, L., Meyers, C., & Hébert, J. (2015). Mindfulness-based stress reduction teachers, practice characteristics, cancer incidence, and health: a nationwide ecological description. BMC Complementary And Alternative Medicine15(1). doi: 10.1186/s12906-015-0545-3
  21. Dutton, J. E. (Ed); Ragins, B.R. (Ed). (2007). Exploring positive relationships at work: Building a theoretical and research foundation. LEA’s organization and management series (pp. 387-400).
  22. Heaphy, E. D., & Dutton, J. E. (2008). Positive social interactions and the human body at work: Linking organizations and physiology. Academy of Management Review, 33(1), 137-162.
  23. Boehm JK and Kubzansky LD (2012) The heart’s content: The association between positive psychological well-being and cardiovascular health. Psychological Bulletin 138: 655–691.
  24. Radler, B., Rigotti, A., & Ryff, C. (2018). Persistently high psychological well-being predicts better HDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels: findings from the midlife in the U.S. (MIDUS) longitudinal study. Lipids In Health And Disease17(1). doi: 10.1186/s12944-017-0646-8
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  32. Boyle, P.A., Buchman, A.S. & Bennett, D.A. (2010b). Purpose in life is associated with a reduced risk of incident disability among community-dwelling older persons. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 18, 1093–1102.
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  56. Noble, T., & McGrath, H. (2012). The positive educational practices framework: A tool for facilitating the work of educational psychologists in promoting pupil Wellbeing. Educational & Child Psychology, 25(2), 119-134.
  57. Lee, J. (2000). The Scientific Endeavor: A Primer on Scientific Principles and Practice. San Francisco: Addison Wesley Longman.
  58. Robinson, P. Leading with Mental Fitness. In Koonce, R., Robinson, P, Vogel, B. (Eds.) (2017). Developing Leaders for Positive Organizing. Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing.
  59. Robinson, P. L., Oades, L. G., & Caputi, P. (2015). Conceptualising and measuring mental fitness: A Delphi study. International Journal of Wellbeing, 5(1), 53-73.
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