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Positive Psychology: Articles

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Journals of Interest

Here are a few journals available in Academic Search Complete (Ebsco):
  • Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being
  • Humor: International Journal of Humor Research
  • Journal of Happiness Studies
  • Journal of Psychology

Keyword Searching - Using AND, OR, & NOT

Sample search

To find articles on the origins of positive psychology theory, try a search like this:

"positive psychology" AND history