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Psychology of optimism [podcast]

McGuire-Snieckus, R and Persaud, R (2014) Psychology of optimism [podcast]. Royal College of Psychiatrists: CPD Online.

Abstract

In this podcast Dr Raj Persaud discusses the meaning and underlying psychological constructs of optimism with Dr Rebecca McGuire-Snieckus, author of the paper 'Hope, Optimism and Delusion' published in the Psychiatric Bulletin. By the end of this podcast we hope you will have gained an understanding of: 1) the meaning and underlying constructs of optimism, 2) some of the psychological research on positivity bias, including self enhancing cognitive bias, 3) the relationship between optimism and psychological models of depression, 4)the role of optimism in cognitive behavioural therapy.

Item Type: Other
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2016 15:46
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 15:46
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/8344
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