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The Optimistic Child: A Proven Program to Safeguard Children Against Depression and BuildLifelong Resilience

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Book Description
In The Optimistic Child, Dr. Martin E. P. Seligman offers parents, teachers, and coaches a well-validated program to prevent depression in children. In a thirty-year study, Seligman and his colleagues discovered the link between pessimism -- dwelling on the most catastrophic cause of any setback -- and depression. Seligman shows adults how to teach children the skills of optimism that can help the... More
Book Information
PublisherMariner Books
BindingPaperback (8 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages352
ISBN-100618918094
ISBN-13978-0618918096
Publication Date09/17/2007
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About Martin E. P. Seligman (Author) : Dr. Seligman is an advocate for the positive psychology movement. He started this movement as a central initiative during his 1998 presidency of the American Psychological Association. He works on pos... more
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