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  1. Shane J. Lopez
  1. Jo-Ida C. Hansen1,
  2. Y. Joel Wong2,
  3. Blaine J. Fowers3,
  4. Michael F. Scheier4,
  5. Charles S. Carver3,
  6. Roni Reiter-Palmon5,
  7. Marcy Young Illies5,
  8. Joseph M. James5 and
  9. C. Sue Carter6

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306002.ch15

The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology

The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology

How to Cite

Hansen, J.-I. C., Wong, Y. J., Fowers, B. J., Scheier, M. F., Carver, C. S., Reiter-Palmon, R., Illies, M. Y., James, J. M. and Carter, C. S. (2009) O, in The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology (ed S. J. Lopez), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306002.ch15

Editor Information

  1. The Clifton Strengths Institute and Gallup, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Minnesota, USA

  2. 2

    Indiana University Bloomington, USA

  3. 3

    University of Miami, USA

  4. 4

    Carnegie Mellon University, USA

  5. 5

    University of Nebraska-Omaha, USA

  6. 6

    University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 JAN 2009

Book Series:

  1. The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Shane J. Lopez

Series Editor Information

  1. The Clifton Strengths Institute and Gallup, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161251

Online ISBN: 9781444306002

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Keywords:

  • convergence of producer and consumer statuses;
  • potential benefits;
  • open-mindedness - make something of new experiences;
  • optimists - people who expect good things;
  • centrality of expectancies;
  • effects of optimism on well-being;
  • psychological well-being;
  • health-promoting and health-damaging behavior;
  • organizational psychology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Occupational Health Psychology

  • Open Source

  • Open-Mindedness

  • Optimism

  • Organizational Psychology

  • Oxytocin

  • Reference