Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 3

Lecturer(s): izr. prof. dr. Avsec Andreja


Optimal functioning of an individual as a subject of psychological research.
Origins of positive psychology
Models and theories of psychological well-being and happiness
Character strengths and virtues (wisdom and knowledge, courage, humanity, justice, temperance, transcendence)
Genetic and neurobiological factors of well-being and other positive psychology constructs
Biological factors (sleep, food, exercises) of well-being
Positive psychology and difficult circustances (resilience, post-traumatic growth)
Cross-culture aspects of positive psyhology
Positive psychology interventions
Apllied positive psychology (in schools, organizations, clinical psychology)