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Martin E. P. Seligman

Martin E. P. Seligman is Robert A. Fox Leadership Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where for fourteen years he also served as the director of the clinical training program. He teaches and conducts research on topics in positive psychology, learned helplessness, depression, and optimism and pessimism. Dr. Seligman’s publications include 150 articles and books, among them Learned Optimism, What You Can Change and What You Can’t, and The Optimistic Child. He is the recipient of two Distinguished Scientific Contribution Awards from the American Psychological Association, the William James Fellow Award, and the James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award from the American Psychological Society. Dr. Seligman is also the former president of the American Psychological Association.

Books by Martin E. P. Seligman

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    Abnormal Psychology

    Martin E. P. Seligman, Elaine F. Walker, David L. Rosenhan

    Fourth Edition, Mixed Media Product, 2001

    When first published in 1984, Abnormal Psychology won widespread support and hundreds of adoptions for its innovative approach, which highlighted the psychological theories and treatments that best...