CHAPTER 13

Applied Positive Psychology: Enabling Communities to Thrive

Nov Rattan Sharma

Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana

Abstract    Psychology is the study of individual and group behaviour patterns. There are large numbers of recognized divisions which focus on the subject matter of psychology, specifically in a particularistic manner. However, psychology has shown satisfactory progress in almost every domain of life, but the current emphasis of psychology is on positive psychology which has emerged as a very significant discipline of knowledge. It has successfully endorsed its attendance in almost every sphere of science. Positive psychology has been accepted as an authentic and effective commander of living well at every stage ...

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