PSYC 232. Psychological Well-Being
Through this course the science of positive psychology will be explored. The roots of the study of human well-being in ancient Greek philosophy and, more recently, humanistic and existential psychology will be covered. Emphasis will be given to recently developed theories on optimism, hope, resilience, strengths, and human flourishing. These topics will be viewed at the level of individuals, interpersonal relations, groups, organizations, communities and nations.