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Examination of positive psychology 

lisa aspinwallLisa G. Aspinwall, psychology professor and researcher, contributes to the examination of positive psychology and the effects of patients undergoing cancer treatment. She says the field aims to "take seriously" and examine what aspects of optimism or positive mental state might help improve health outcomes, resiliency and quality of life and comparing that analysis to what happens in people who have a more negative mindset or those who "ignore adversity and pretend it doesn't happen and don't talk about it." Read more about Aspinwall and the examination of positive psychology. 

Last Updated: 6/20/19