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This page has a listing of Dr. Martin E.P. Seligman’s books and other publications on the topic of Positive Psychology.

If you would like to see a complete listing of Dr. Seligman’s publications, please see his Curriculum Vitae.

 

BOOKS

Seligman, M.E.P. (1998). Learned Optimism. New York: Pocket Books (Simon and Schuster).

Seligman, M.E.P., Reivich, K., Jaycox, L., & Gillham, J. (1996). The Optimistic Child. New York: Harper Collins.

Gillham, J.E. (Ed). (2000). The Science of Optimism and Hope: Research Essays in Honor of Martin E. P. Seligman. Radnor, PA: Templeton Foundation Press.

Seligman, M.E.P. (2002). Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment. New York: Free Press.

Peterson, Christopher & Seligman, M.E.P. (2004). Character Strengths and Virtues A Handbook and Classification. Washington, D.C.: APA Press and Oxford University Press.

Evans, D. L., Foa, E., Gur, R., Hendrin, H., O'Brien, C., Seligman, M.E.P. & Walsh, B.T. (Eds.). (2006). Treating and Preventing Adolescent Mental Health Disorders: What We Know and What We Don't Know. New York: Oxford University Press, The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands, and The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.

Seligman, M.E.P. (2007) What You Can Change and What You Can't. (2d ed.) New York: Vintage.

Seligman, M.E.P., Reivich, K., Jaycox, L., & Gillham, J. (2007). The Optimistic Child. (2d ed.) New York: Mariner Books.

Seligman, M.E.P. (2011). Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being. New York: Free Press.


SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

2015

Duckworth, A. L., Eichstaedt, J., & Unger, L. (in press). The mechanics of human achievement. Social and Personality Psychology Compass.

Duckworth, A. L., Shulman E. P., Mastronarde, A. J., Patrick, S. D., Zhang, J., Druckman*, J. (in press). Will not want: Self-control rather than motivation explains the female advantage in report card grades. Learning and Individual Differences.

Duckworth, A.L., & Steinberg, L. (2015). Understanding and cultivating self-control in children and adolescents. Child Development Perspectives, 9(1), 32-37.

Duckworth, A. L., & Tsukayama, E. (in press). Domain-specificity in self-control. In C. Miller, R. M. Furr, A. Knobel, and W. Fleeson (Eds.), Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Duckworth, A. L., & Yeager, D. S. (in press). Measurement matters: Assessing personal qualities other than cognitive ability for educational purposes. Educational Researcher.

Galla, B.M. & Duckworth, A.L. (2015). More than resisting temptation: Beneficial habits mediate the relationship between self-control and positive life outcomes. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication.

Roepke, A. M. & Seligman, M. E. P. (2015). Doors opening: A mechanism for growth after adversity. Journal of Positive Psychology, 10(2): 107-115, doi:10.1080/17439760.2014.913669

Seligman, M. (2015). Chris Peterson’s unfinished masterwork: The real mental illnesses. Journal of Positive Psychology: Special issue in memory of Chris Peterson, 10(1), 3-6. doi:10.1080/17439760.2014.888582

White, R. E., Kross, E., & Duckworth, A. D. (in press). Spontaneous self-distancing and adaptive self-reflection across adolescence. Child Development.

2014

Duckworth, A. L., Gendler, T. S, & Gross, J. J. (2014). Self-control in school-age children. Educational Psychologist, 49(3), 199-217.

Duckworth, A.L., & Gross, J.J. (2014). Self-control and grit: Related but separable determinants of success. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 23(5), 319-325.

Eichstaedt, J. C., Schwartz, H. A., Kern, M. L., Park, G., Labarthe, D., Merchant, R., … Seligman, M. E. P. (2014). Psychological language on Twitter predicts county-level heart disease mortality. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Eskreis-Winkler, L., Duckworth, A. L., Shulman, E., & Beal, S. (2014). The grit effect: Predicting retention in the military, the workplace, school and marriage. Frontiers in Personality Science and Individual Differences, 5(36), 1-12.

Eskreis-Winkler, L., Shulman, E.P., Beal, S. & Duckworth, A.L. (2014). Survivor mission: Why those who survive have a drive to thrive at work. Journal of Positive Psychology, 9(3), 209-218.

Friedman, H. S., Kern, M. L., Hampson, S. E., & Duckworth, A. L. (2014). A new lifespan approach to conscientiousness and health: Combining the pieces of the causal puzzle. Developmental Psychology, 50(5), 1377-1389.

Galla, B. M., Plummer, B. D., White, R., Meketon, D., D'Mello, S. K., & Duckworth, A. L. (2014). The Academic Diligence Task (ADT): Assessing individual differences in effort on tedious but important schoolwork. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 39(4), 314-325.

Kern, M. L., Eichstaedt, J. C., Schwartz, H. A., Dziurzynski, L., Ungar, L. H., Stillwell, D. J., … Seligman, M. E. P. (2014). The online social self: An open vocabulary approach to personality. Assessment, 21, 386-397.

Kern, M. L., Eichstaedt, J. C., Schwartz, H. A., Park, G., Ungar, L. H., Stillwell, D. J., … Seligman, M. E. P. (2014). From “sooo excited!!!” to “so proud”: Using language to study development. Developmental Psychology, 50, 178-188.

Park, G., Schwartz, H. A., Eichstaedt, J. C., Kern, M. L., Kosinski, M., Stillwell, D., … Seligman, M. E. P. (2014). Automatic personality assessment through social media language. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Plummer, B. D., Galla, B. M., Finn, A., Patrick, S. D., Meketon, D., Leonard, J., Goetz, C., Fernandez-Vina, E., Bartolino, S., White, R. E., & Duckworth, A. L. (2014). A behind- the-scenes guide to school-based research. Mind, Brain, and Education, 8(1), 15-20.

Robertson-Kraft, C. & Duckworth, A. L. (2014). True grit: Trait-level perseverance and passion for long-term goals predicts effectiveness and retention among novice teachers. Teachers College Record, 116(3), 1-27.

Sap, M., Schwartz, H.A., Park, G., Eichstaedt, J. C., Kern, M. L., Kosinski, M., … Ungar, L. H. (2014). Developing age and gender predictive lexica over social media. in EMNLP-2014: the 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing.

Schwartz, H.A, Park, G., Sap, M., Eichstaedt, J. C., Kern, M. L., Wan, G., … Ungar, L. H. Extracting human temporal orientation from Facebook language. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Seligman, M. (2014, February 10). God comes at the end. Spirituality in Clinical Practice, 1, 67-70.

Seligman, M. (2014). The real mental illnesses: Susan Nolen-Hoeksema (1959–2013) in memoriam. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 123(1), Feb 2014, 1-2.

Vie, L.L., Griffith, K.N., Scheier, L.M., Lester, P.B., Seligman, M.E.P. The person-event data environment (PDE): Leveraging big data for studies of psychological strengths in soldiers. Frontiers in Psychology. Technology Report. 4, 1-7.

Vie, L. L., Scheier, L. M., Lester, P. B., & Seligman, M. E. P. Psychometric structure of the Global Assessment Tool (GAT): Cross-validation and tests of configural and measurement invariance. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Von Culin, K., Tsukayama, E. & Duckworth, A. L. (2014). Unpacking grit: Motivational correlates of perseverance and passion for long-term goals. Journal of Positive Psychology, 9(4), 1-7.

Yeager, D.S., Henderson, M., Paunesku, D., Walton, G., Spitzer, B., D’Mello, S., & Duckworth, A.L. (2014). Boring but important: A self-transcendent purpose for learning fosters academic self-regulation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107(4), 559-580.

2013

Cutuli, J. J., Gillham, J. E., Chaplin, T. M., Reivich, K. J., Seligman, M.E.P., Gallop, R. J., Abenavoli, R. M. and Freres, D. R. (2013). Preventing adolescents’ externalizing and internalizing symptoms: Effects of the Penn Resiliency Program. Int J Emot Educ. Nov 1, 2013; 5(2): 67–79.

Duckworth, A. L., & Carlson, S. M. (2013). Self-regulation and school success. In B.W. Sokol, F.M.E. Grouzet, & U. Müller (Eds.), Self-regulation and autonomy: Social and developmental dimensions of human conduct. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Duckworth, A. L., Kim, B., & Tsukayama, E. (2013). Life stress impairs self-control in early adolescence. Frontiers in Developmental Psychology, 3(608), 1-12.

Duckworth, A. L., Kirby, T., Gollwitzer, A., & Oettingen, G. (2013). From fantasy to action: Mental contrasting with implementation intentions (MCII) improves academic performance in children. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4(6), 745-753.

Duckworth, A. L., Tsukayama, E., & Kirby, T. (2013). Is it really self-control? Examining the predictive power of the delay of gratification task. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39(7), 843-855.

Gillham, J.E., Abenavoli, R.M., Brunwasser, S.M., Reivich, K.J., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2013). Resilience education. In S. David, I. Boniwell, & A. Conley Ayers (Eds.), Oxford handbook of happiness (pp. 609-630). USA: Oxford University Press.

Jayawickreme, E., Jayawickreme, N., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2013). From victims to survivors: The positive psychology of refugee mental health. In K.M. Gow and M.J. Celinski (Eds.), Mass Trauma: Impact and Recovery Issues. (pp. 313-330). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Kern, P., Duckworth, A. L., Urzua, S., Loeber, R., Stouthamer-Loeber, M., & Lynam, D. (2013). Do as you’re told! Facets of agreeableness and early adult outcomes for inner-city boys. Journal of Research in Personality. 47(6), 795-799.

Kurzban, R., Duckworth, A. L., Kable, J. W., & Myers, J. (2013). An opportunity cost model of subjective effort and task performance. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36(6), 661-726.

Park, N., Seligman, M.E. Christopher M. Peterson (1950-2012). Am Psychol. 2013 Jul-Aug;68(5):403. doi: 10.1037/a0033380.

Peterson, C., Park, N., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2013). Orientations to happiness and life satisfaction: the full life versus the empty life. In A. Delle Fave (Ed.), The exploration of happiness: present and future perspectives (pp. 161-173). Netherlands: Springer.

Reivich, K., Gillham, J.E., Chaplin, T.M., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2013). From helplessness to optimism: the role of resilience in treating and preventing depression in youth. In. S. Goldstein & R.B. Brooks (Eds.) Handbook of resilience in children (pp. 201-214). New York: Springer US.

Schwartz, H. A., Eichstaedt, J. C., Dziurzynski, L., Kern, M. L., Blanco, E., Kosinski, M., … Ungar, L. H. (2013). Toward personality insights from language exploration in social media. In Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium Series. Stanford, CA.

Schwartz, H. A., Eichstaedt, J. C., Dziurzynski, L., Kern, M. L., Blanco, E., Ramones, S., … Ungar, L. H. (2013). Choosing the right words: Characterizing and reducing error of the word count approach. In Proceedings of *SEM-2013: Second Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics.

Schwartz, H. A., Eichstaedt, J. C., Kern, M. L., Dziurzynski, L., Lucas, R. E., Agrawal, M., … Ungar, L. H. (2013). Characterizing Geographic Variation in Well-Being using Tweets. In Proceedings of the Seventh International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM). Boston, MA.

Schwartz, H. A., Eichstaedt, J. C., Kern, M. L., Dziurzynski, L., Ramones, S. M., Agrawal, M., … Ungar, L. H. (2013). Personality, gender, and age in the language of social media: The open-vocabulary approach. PLOS ONE, 8, e73791. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073791 

Seligman, M.E.P., Railton, P., Baumeister, R.F., & Sripada, C. (2013). Navigating into the future or driven by the past. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 8(2), 119-141.

Tsukayama, E., Duckworth, A. L., & Kim, B. (2013). Domain-specific impulsivity in school-age children. Developmental Science, 16, 879-893.

2012

Adler, A., Unanue, W., Osin, E., Ricard, M., Alkire, S., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2012). Psychological wellbeing.  Report of the Well-Being Working Group, Royal Government of Bhutan: Report to the United Nations General Assembly, Well-Being and Happiness: A New Development Paradigm. United Nations: New York.

Duckworth, A. L. & Allred, K. M. (2012). Temperament in the classroom. In R. L. Shiner & M. Zentner (Eds.), Handbook of Temperament (pp. 627-644). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Duckworth, A. L., Quinn, P., Tsukayama, E. (2012). What No Child Left Behind leaves behind: The roles of IQ and self-control in predicting standardized achievement test scores and report card grades. Journal of Educational Psychology, 104(2), 439-451.

Duckworth, A. L., Weir, D., Tsukayama, E., & Kwok, D. (2012). Who does well in life? Conscientious adults excel in both objective and subjective success. Frontiers in Personality Science and Individual Differences, 3(356), 1-8.

Eisenberg, N., Duckworth, A. L., Spinrad, T. L., & Valiente, C. (2012). Conscientiousness: Origins in childhood. Developmental Psychology, 50(5), 1331-1349.

Forgeard, M.J.C., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2012). Seeing the glass half full: A review of the causes and consequences of optimism. Pratiques Psychologiques, 18(2), 107-120.

Gillham, J.E., Reivich, K.J., Brunwasser, S.M., Freres, D.R., Chajon, N.D., Kash-MacDonald, V.M., … Seligman, M.E.P. (2012). Evaluation of a group cognitive-behavioral depression prevention program for young adolescents: a randomized effectiveness trial. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 41(5), 621-639. doi: 10.1080/15374416.2012.706517

Jayawickreme, E., Forgeard, M.J.C., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2012). The engine of well-being. Review of General Psychology, 16(4), 327-342.

Seligman, M.E.P. (2012). Flourish: Positive psychology and positive interventions. In The Tanner lectures on human values, 31. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.

Tsukayama, E., Duckworth, A. L., & Kim, B. (2012). Resisting everything except temptation: Evidence and an explanation for domain-specific impulsivity. European Journal of Personality, 26, 318-334.

2011

Almlund, M., Duckworth, A. L., Heckman, J., & Kautz, T. (2011). Personality psychology and economics. In E.A. Hanushek, S. Machin & L. Woessmann (Eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Education (pp. 1-181). Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Cornum, R., Matthews, M.D., and Seligman, M.E.P. Comprehensive soldier fitness: Building resilience in a challenging institutional context. In M.E.P. Seligman and M.D. Matthews (Eds.), Comprehensive soldier fitness [Special issue]. American Psychologist, 66(1), 4-9.

Duckworth, A. L., Grant, H., Loew, B., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P. M. (2011). Self- regulation strategies improve self-discipline in adolescents: Benefits of mental contrasting and implementation intentions. Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, 31(1), 17-26.

Duckworth, A. L. & Kern, M. L. (2011). A meta-analysis of the convergent validity of self- control measures. Journal of Research in Personality, 45(3), 259-268.

Duckworth, A. L., Quinn, P. D., Lynam, D. R., Loeber, R., & Stouthamer-Loeber, M. (2011). Role of test motivation in intelligence testing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(19), 7716-7720.

Forgeard, M. J. C., Haigh, E. A. P., Beck, A. T., Davidson, R. J., Henn, F. A., Maier, S. F., … Seligman, M. E. P. (2011). Beyond depression: Towards a process-based approach to research, diagnosis, and treatment. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 18(4):275-299.


Forgeard, M.J.C., Jayawickreme, E., Kern, M.L., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2011). Doing the right thing: Measuring wellbeing for public policy. International Journal of Wellbeing, 1(1), 79-106. doi:10.5502/ijw.v1i1.4.

Gillham, J., Adams-Deutsch, Z., Werner, J., Reivich, K., Coulter-Heindl, V., Linkins, M., … Seligman, M.E.P. (2011). Character strengths predict subjective well-being during adolescence. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 6(1), 31-44. http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t724921263

Gollwitzer, A., Oettingen, G., Kirby, T. & Duckworth, A. L. (2011). Mental contrasting facilitates academic performance in school children. Motivation and Emotion, 35, 403- 412.

Kross, E., Duckworth, A. L., Ayduk, O., Tsukayama, E., & Mischel, W. (2011). The effect of self-distancing on adaptive versus maladaptive self-reflection in children. Emotion, 11(5), 1032 1039.

Reivich, K.J., Seligman, M.E.P., & McBride, S. Master resilience training in the army. In M.E.P. Seligman and M.D. Matthews (Eds.), Comprehensive soldier fitness [Special issue]. American Psychologist, 66(1), 25-34.

Roberts, B., Jackson, J., Duckworth, A. L., Von Culin*, K. (2011). Personality measurement and assessment in large panel surveys. Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 14(3).

Seligman, M.E.P. (2011). Helping American soldiers in time of war: Reply to comments on the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Special Issue. American Psychologist, 66(7), 646-647.

Seligman, M.E.P., & Fowler, R.F. Comprehensive soldier fitness and the future of psychology. In M.E.P. Seligman and M.D. Matthews (Eds.), Comprehensive soldier fitness [Special issue]. American Psychologist, 66(1), 82-86.

Seligman, M.E.P., & Matthews, M.D. (Eds.). (2011). Comprehensive soldier fitness [Special issue]. American Psychologist, 66(1).

2010

Duckworth, A. L., Kirby, T., Tsukayama, E., Berstein, H., Ericsson, K. (2010). Deliberate practice spells success: Why grittier competitors triumph at the National Spelling Bee. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 174-181

Duckworth, A. L., Tsukayama, E., & Geier, A. B. (2010). Self-controlled children stay leaner in the transition to adolescence. Appetite, 54(2), 304-308.

Duckworth, A. L., Tsukayama, E., & May, H. (2010). Establishing causality using longitudinal hierarchical linear modeling: An illustration predicting achievement from self-control. Social Psychology and Personality Science, 1(4), 311-317.

Peterson , C., Stephens , J.P., Park , N., Lee , F., & Seligman , M.E.P. (2010). Strengths of character and work. In P. A. Linley, S. Harrington, & N. Page (Eds.), Handbook of positive psychology and work (pp. 221-231). New York: Oxford University Press.

Romer, D., Duckworth, A. L., Sznitman, S., & Park, S. (2010). Can adolescents learn self- control? Delay of gratification in the development of control over risk taking. Prevention Science, 11(3), 319-330.

Ruch , W., Proyer , R. T., Harzer , C., Park , N., Peterson , C., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2010). Values in Action Inventory of Strengths (VIA-IS): Adaptation and validation of the German version and the development of a peer-rating form. Journal of Individual Differences, 31, 138-149.

Schueller, S.M., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2010). Differential pursuit of pleasure, engagement, and meaning: Relationships to subjective and objective well-being. Journal of Positive Psychology, 5, 253-263.

Tsukayama, E., Duckworth, A. L. (2010). Domain-specific temporal discounting and temptation. Judgment and Decision Making, 5(2), 72-82.

Tsukayama, E., Toomey, S. L., Faith, M., & Duckworth, A. L. (2010). Self-control as a protective factor against overweight status in the transition to adolescence. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 164(7), 631-635.

2009

Chaplin, T.M, Gillham, J.E., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2009). Gender, anxiety, and depressive symptoms. The Journal of Early Adolescence, 29(2), 307-327.

Duckworth, A. L. & Quinn, P. D. (2009). Development and validation of the Short Grit Scale (Grit-S). Journal of Personality Assessment, 91, 166-174.

Duckworth, A. L., Quinn, P. D., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2009). Positive predictors of teacher effectiveness. Journal of Positive Psychology, 19, 540-547.

Hassett, A., Maclean, R., Peterson, C., Stuart, M., Buyske, S., Park, N., et al (2009). The observational evaluation of subjective well-being in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 1(1), 46-61.

MacCann, C., Duckworth, A. L., & Roberts, R. (2009). Empirical identification of the major facets of conscientiousness. Learning and Individual Differences, 19, 451-458.


Parks, A., and Seligman, M.E.P. (2009). Positive psychology: human happiness. In J. Weil, D. Blumel, S. Malmoli, & J. Netting (Eds.), Yearbook of science & technology: 2009 (pp. 308-309). New York: McGraw-Hill.

Peterson, C., Park, N., Hall, N., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2009). Zest and work. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 30(2), 161-172.

Peterson, C., Stephens, J. P., Park, N., Lee, F., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2009). Strengths of character and work. In P. A. Linley, S. Harrington, & N. Page (Eds.), Handbook of positive psychology and work. (pp. 221-231). New York: Oxford University Press.

Seligman, M.E.P., Gillham, J., Reivich, K., Linkins, M., & Ernst, R. (2009). Positive education: positive psychology and positive interventions. Oxford Review of Education, 35(3), 293-311.

Seligman, M.E.P., & Kahana, M. (2009). Unpacking intuition. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4(4), 399-402.

2008

Borghans, L., Duckworth, A. L., Heckman, J. J., & ter Weel, B. (2008). The economics and psychology of personality traits. Journal of Human Resources, 43(4), 972-1059.

Peterson, C., Park, N., Pole, N., D’Andrea, W., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2008). Strengths of character and posttraumatic growth. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 21(2), 214-217.

Schueller, S., and Seligman, M.E.P. (2008) . Optimism and pessimism. In K.S. Dobson & D.J.A. Dozois (Eds.), Risk factors in depression. 1st ed. (pp. 171-94). New York: Elsevier Inc.

Seligman, M.E.P. (2008). Positive health. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 57, 3-18.

2007

Cardemil, E., Reivich, K.J., Beevers, C.G., Seligman, M.E.P., & James, J. (2007). The prevention of depressive symptoms in low-income, minority children: Two-year follow-up. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45, 313-327.

Duckworth, A. L., Peterson, C., Matthews, M. D., & Kelly, D. R. (2007). Grit: Perseverance and passion for long-term goals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92(6), 1087-1101.

Gillham, J., Reivich, K., Freres, D., Chaplin, T., Shatté, A., Samuels, B., et al. (2007). School-based prevention of depressive symptoms: A randomized controlled study of the effectiveness and specificity of the Penn Resiliency Program. Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 75(1), 9-19.

Linley, P.A., Maltby, J., Wood, A., Joseph, S., Harrington, S., Peterson, C., Park, et al (2007). Character strengths in the United Kingdom: The VIA inventory of strengths. Personality & Individual Differences, 43(2), 341-351.

Peterson, C., Ruch, W., Beerman, U., Park, N., & Seligman, M.E.P. Strengths of character, orientations to happiness, and life satisfaction. Journal of Positive Psychology, 2(3), 149-156.

Seligman, M.E.P. (2007). Coaching and positive psychology. Australian Psychologist, 42(4), 266-267.

Seligman, M.E.P., Schulman, P., & Tryon, A. (2007). Group prevention of depression and anxiety symptoms. Behaviour Research & Therapy, 45(6), 1111-1126.

2006

Chaplin, T.M., Gillham, J.E., Reivich, K., Levy-Elkton, A., Samuels, B., Freres, D.R., et al (2006). Depression prevention for early adolescent girls: A pilot study of all-girls versus co-ed groups. Journal of Early Adolescence, 26, 110-126.

Duckworth, A.L., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2006). Self-discipline outdoes IQ in predicting academic performance of adolescents. Psychological Science, 16, 939-944.

Duckworth, A.L., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2006). Self-discipline gives girls the edge: Gender in self-discipline, grades, and achievement test scores. Journal of Educational Psychology, 98, 198-208.

Gillham, J. E., Reivich, K. J., Freres, D. R., Lascher, M., Litzinger, S., & Shatte, A. et al. (2006). School-based prevention of depression and anxiety symptoms in early adolescence: A pilot of a parent intervention component. School Psychology Quarterly, 21, 323-348.

Park, N., Peterson, C., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2006). Character strengths in fifty-four nations and the fifty US states. Journal of Positive Psychology, 1, 118-129.

Peterson, C., Park, N., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2006). Greater strengths of character and recovery from illness. Journal of Positive Psychology, 1, 17-26.

Seligman, M.E.P. (2006). Afterword: Breaking the 65 percent barrier. In M. Csikszentmihalyi, & I. S. Csikszentmihalyi (Eds.), A life worth living: Contributions to positive psychology (pp. 230-236). New York: Oxford University Press.

Seligman, M.E.P., & Csikszentmkhalyi, Mihaly. (2006). Positiv Psykologi - en introduktion. Kognition & P ӕ dagogik, 16(60), 4-12.

Seligman, M.E.P., Parks, A.C., & Steen, T. (2006). A balanced psychology and a full life. In F. Huppert, B. Keverne & N. Baylis, (Eds.), The science of well-being (pp. 275-283). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Seligman, M.E.P., Rashid, T., & Parks, A.C. (2006). Positive psychotherapy. American Psychologist, 61, 774-788.

Shimai, S., Otake, K., Park, N., Peterson, C., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2006). Convergence of character strengths in American and Japanese young adults. Journal of Happiness Studies, 7, 311-322.

2005

Dahlsgaard, K., Peterson, C., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2005). Shared virtue: The convergence of valued human strengths across culture and history. Review of General Psychology, 9, 203-213.

Duckworth, A.L., Steen, T.A., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2005). Positive psychology in clinical practice. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 1, 629-651.

Peterson, C., Park, N., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2005). Orientations to happiness and life satisfaction: The full life versus the empty life, Journal of Happiness Studies, 6(1), 25 – 41.

Reivich, K.J., Gillham, J.E., Chaplin, T. M., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2005). From helplessness to optimism: The role of resilience in treating and preventing depression in youth. In S. Goldstein & R.B. Brooks (Eds.) Handbook of Resilience in Children. (pp. 223-237). New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

Seligman, M. E. P., Berkowitz, M. W., Catalano, R. F., Damon, W., Eccles, J.S., Gillham, J. E., Moore, K. A., Nicholson, H. J., Park, N., Penn, D. L., Peterson, C., Shih, M., Steen, T. A., Sternberg, R. J., Tierney, J. P., Weissberg, R. P., & Zaff, J. F. (2005). The positive perspective on youth development. In D. L. Evans, E. Foa, R. Gur, H. Hendrin, C. O'Brien, M. E. P. Seligman, & B. T. Walsh (Eds), Treating and preventing adolescent mental health disorders: What we know and what we don’t know (pp. 499-529). New York: Oxford University Press, The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands, and The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.

Seligman, M. E. P. & Steen, T. (submitted) Making people happier: A randomized controlled study of exercises that build positive emotion, engagement, and meaning. American Psychologist.

Seligman, M. E P, Steen, T., Park, N., & Peterson, C. (2005). Positive psychology progress: Empirical validation of interventions. American Psychologist, 60(5), 410-421.

2004

Diener, E. & Seligman, M.E.P. (2004). Beyond Money: Toward an economy of well-being. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 5(1), 1-31.

Park, N., Peterson, C., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2004). Reply: Strengths of character and well-being: A closer look at hope and modesty. Journal of Social & Clinical Psychology. 23(5), 628-634

Park, N., Peterson, C., & Seligman, M. (2004). Strengths of character and well-being. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 23, 603-619.

Seligman, M.E.P. (2004). Can happiness be taught? Daedalus.

Seligman, M. E. P., Parks, A., & Steen, T. (2004). A balanced psychology and a full life. The Royal Society, Philosophical Transactions: Biological Sciences, 359, 1379-1381.

Seligman, M.E P, Park, N., & Peterson, C. (2004). The Values In Action (VIA) classification of character strengths. Ricerche di Psicologia. Special Positive Psychology, 27(1), 63-78.

2003

Dahlsgaard, K., Peterson, C., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2005). Shared virtue: The convergence of valued human strengths across culture and history. Review of General Psychology, 9, 203-213.

Isaacowitz, D.M., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2003). Cognitive styles and psychological well-being in adulthood and old age. In M. Bornstein, L. Davidson, C.L.M. Keyes, K. Moore & The Center for Child Well-Being (Eds.), Well-Being: Positive development across the lifespan. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Isaacowitz, D.M., Vaillant, G.E., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2003). Strengths and satisfaction across the adult lifespan. The International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 57(2), 181-201.

Peterson, C., Lee, F., & Seligman, M. E. P. (2003). Assessment of optimism and hope. In R. Fernández Ballesteros (Ed.), Encyclopedia of psychological assessment. (pp. 646-649). London: Sage Publications.

Peterson, C., & Seligman, M. E. P. (in press). Character strengths before and after 9/11. Psychological Science.

Peterson, C., & Seligman, M. E. P. (2003). Positive organizational studies: Thirteen lessons from positive psychology. In K. S. Cameron, J. E. Dutton, & R.E. Quinn (Eds.), Positive organizational scholarship. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.

Peterson, C., & Seligman, M. E. P. (2003). The Values in Action (VIA) classification of strengths. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Seligman, M.E.P. (2003). Positive Psychology: Fundamental Assumptions. Psychologist, 126-127.

Seligman, M.E.P. (2003). The past and future of positive psychology. In C.L.M. Keyes & J. Haidt (Eds.), Flourishing: Positive psychology and the life well-lived (pp. xi - xx). Washington DC: American Psychological Association.

Seligman, M.E.P. & Pawelski, J.O. (2003). Positive Psychology: FAQs. Psychological Inquiry, 159-163.

Seligman, M.E.P., & Peterson, C. (2003). Positive clinical psychology. In L.G. Aspinwall & U.M. Staudinger (Eds.). A psychology of human strengths: Fundamental questions and future directions for a positive psychology. (pp. 305-317) Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Shatte, A.J., Seligman, M.E.P., Gillham, J.E., & Reivich, K. (2003). The role of positive psychology in child, adolescent, and family development. In Lerner, R.E., Jacobs, F., & Wertlieb, D. (Eds.). Handbook of applied developmental science: promoting positive child, adolescent, and family development through research, policies, and programs. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

2002

Diener, E., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2002). Very happy people. Psychological Science, 13 (1), 81-84.

Seligman, M. E. P. (2002). Positive psychology, positive prevention, and positive therapy. In C. R. Snyder & S.J. Lopez (Eds.), The handbook of positive psychology (pp. 3-12). New York: Oxford Press.

2000

Seligman, M.E.P., & Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2000). Positive psychology: An introduction. American Psychologist, 55, 5-14.

Reprinted in Duffy, K.G. (Ed.). (2002). Annual editions: Personal growth and behavior. (pp. 2-5). Guilford, CT: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin.

Seligman, M.E.P. (2000). The positive perspective. The Gallup Review, 3 (1), 2-7).

Shatte, A.J., Reivich, K., Seligman, M.E.P. (2000). Promoting human strengths and corporate competencies. Psychologist, 4(2), 183-196.

1999

Gillham, J.E. & Seligman, M.E.P. (1999). Footsteps on the road to positive psychology. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 37, S163-S173.