Lecture 10.pdf - POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AND BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATION BRAIN IMPAIRMENT(EVANS Define positive psychology What was the impetus for

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POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AND BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATION. BRAIN IMPAIRMENT (EVANS) Define positive psychology. What was the impetus for developing this approach and research area? 1. The pleasant life - Positive emotion in past, present and future 2. The engaged life - Using personal traits and positive character strengths, flow – the experience of completely involved in an activity for its own sake 3. The meaningful life - Belonging to, and serving positive institutions, something that fosters positive emotion Briefly describe two major components of positive psychology methodology - Measuring subjective wellbeing o Strengths of a character engagement in flow and meaning - Positive interventions o Listing 3 good things in life and using signature strengths in a new way o Both had short and long-term effects compared to the other three (which were: the gratitude visit, you at your best, identifying strengths) Briefly discuss the potential effects of brain injury specifically using the three domains of happiness defined by positive psychology - The pleasant life o Cognitive or physical impairments may interfere with the ability to take part in pleasurable activities o
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