Positive psychology in the Middle East/North Africa: Research, policy, and practise

Louise Lambert, Nausheen Pasha-Zaidi

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Abstract

This volume looks at positive psychology from a culturally-responsive, empirically-driven perspective to avoid a descent into pseudoscience. Through evidence-based, regionally relevant topics in the field of well-being, this volume shows how increasing levels of excellence in the GCC region enhance upon business, education, research, and social innovations. Grounded in the empirical research literature, each chapter applies psychological concepts to locally relevant considerations, such as culture, religion, and socio-political contexts, making this book an essential tool for understanding positive psychology and well-being in the GCC nations and beyond.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages404
ISBN (Electronic)9783030139216
ISBN (Print)9783030139209
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 30 2019
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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