The purpose of positive psychology is to remind our field that psychology is not just the study of pathology, weakness or damage; it is also the study of strength and virtue.

Treatment is not just fixing what is broken; it is nurturing what is best.

Psychology is not just a branch of medicine concerned with illness or health; it is much larger. It is about work, education, insight, love, growth and play.

And in this quest … it tries to adapt what is best in the scientific method to the unique problems that human behaviour presents to those who wish to understand it in all its complexity.

Seligman & Csikszentmihalyi (2000) p7

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