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2018 Siena Heights University Catalog 
    
2018 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 397 Positive Psychology


3 credit hours

This course will examine the paradigm shift from pathology to strength-based psychology. It will explore the psychological aspects of a fulfilling and flourishing life including the questions: 1. What makes people happy? 2. How can we become happier? Theories and empirical research in Positive Psychology will be discussed. Topics will include happiness, self-esteem, relationships, humor, gratitude, mindfulness, forgiveness, optimal health and goal setting. The class will be a combination of lectures, group discussions, class activities and projects, and self-exploration activities.

Prerequisite:
Course is Offered: FA 2018, FA 2019



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