Optimism & Pessimism: Implications for Theory, Research, and Practice
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Optimism & Pessimism: Implications for Theory, Research, and Practice

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Prevailing beliefs and attitudes, particularly in the West, encourage us to think almost exclusively in terms of the costs of pessimism and the benefits of optimism. In this volume, leading scholars, researchers, and practitioners examine these beliefs. The result is a critical survey that enables readers to recognize the importance of "balance" in understanding the relati...more
Hardcover, 395 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by American Psychological Association (APA) (first published 2000)
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