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Pozitif Psikoterapiler
Positive Psychotherapies

Author(s): Ali Eryilmaz
Subject(s): Clinical psychology
Published by: Çukurova Universitesi Tip Fakultesi Psikiyatri Anabilim Dalı
Keywords: Positive psychotherapy; quality of life; well-being;

Summary/Abstract: The main aim of the present study is to investigate positive psychotherapies with respec to positive psychological interventions. According to main aim of this study, the concept of psychotherapy was investigated. Then, some classical psychotherapies were summarized. The foundations of positive psychotherapies (increasing of well-being) were mentioned. Positive psychological interventions were also examined. Positive psychotherapies such as Seligman and his friends’ positive psycho-therapy, Peseschkian’ positive psychotherapy, well-being therapy and also qualities of life psycho-therapy were investigated with respect to effectiveness. As a result, positive psychotherapies are as effective as classical psychotherapies. To see that both classical and positive psychotherapies are inbuilt, might enrich our understanding.

  • Issue Year: 9/2017
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 346-362
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: Turkish