— Stefan Knecht


Positive Psychologie: Quellen zu allen Beiträgen

Die Quellen zu allen Beiträgen rund um die Positive Psychologie sind hier und an einer Stelle zusammengefasst. Das macht das Referenzieren einfacher.

Das Datum zeigt die letzte Bearbeitung.

In den einzelnen Beiträgen wird natürlich nicht auf jede dieser Quellen Bezug genommen. Nur auf die im Text genannten und damit relevanten. So ist es einfacher und es geht nichts verloren.

Anthony, A. (2014) ‘The British amateur who debunked the mathematics of happiness’, 19 January. Available at: (Accessed: 21 December 2021).
Bastounis, A. et al. (2016) ‘The effectiveness of the Penn Resiliency Programme (PRP) and its adapted versions in reducing depression and anxiety and improving explanatory style: A systematic review and meta-analysis’, Journal of Adolescence, 52, pp. 37–48. Available at:
Blickhan, D. and Eid, M. (2018) Positive Psychologie – ein Handbuch für die Praxis. 2., überarbeitete Auflage. Paderborn: Junfermann Verlag (Reihe Fachbuch).
Brown, N.J.L. et al. (2016) ‘More Questions than Answers: Continued Critical Reanalysis of Fredrickson et al.’s Studies of Genomics and Well-Being’, PLOS ONE. Edited by N.R. Smalheiser, 11(6), p. e0156415. Available at:
Brown, N.J.L. and New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling, London, UK (2014) ‘A Critical Examination of the U.S. Army’s Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Program’. Available at:
Brown, N.J.L. and Rohrer, J.M. (2020) ‘Easy as (Happiness) Pie? A Critical Evaluation of a Popular Model of the Determinants of Well-Being’, Journal of Happiness Studies, 21(4), pp. 1285–1301. Available at:
Brown, N.J.L., Sokal, A.D. and Friedman, H.L. (2013) ‘The complex dynamics of wishful thinking: The critical positivity ratio.’, American Psychologist, 68(9), pp. 801–813. Available at:
Brown, N.J.L., Sokal, A.D. and Friedman, H.L. (2014) ‘The persistence of wishful thinking.’, American Psychologist, 69(6), pp. 629–632. Available at:
Brunwasser, S.M., Gillham, J.E. and Kim, E.S. (2009) ‘A meta-analytic review of the Penn Resiliency Program’s effect on depressive symptoms.’, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77(6), pp. 1042–1054. Available at:
Carr, A. (2004) Positive psychology. London: Brunner-Routledge.
Ehrenreich, B. (2009) Bright-sided: how the relentless promotion of positive thinking has undermined America. New York: Picador. Available at: (Accessed: 5 November 2021).
Fredrickson, B.L. (1998) ‘What Good Are Positive Emotions?’, Review of General Psychology, 2(3), pp. 300–319. Available at:
Fredrickson, B.L. (2001) ‘The role of positive emotions in positive psychology: The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions.’, American Psychologist, 56(3), pp. 218–226. Available at:
Fredrickson, B.L. (2004) ‘The broaden–and–build theory of positive emotions’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences. Edited by F.A. Huppert, N. Baylis, and B. Keverne, 359(1449), pp. 1367–1377. Available at:
Fredrickson, B.L. (2013) ‘Updated thinking on positivity ratios.’, American Psychologist, 68(9), pp. 814–822. Available at:
Fredrickson, B.L. and Losada, M.F. (2005) ‘Positive Affect and the Complex Dynamics of Human Flourishing.’, American Psychologist, 60(7), pp. 678–686. Available at:
Friedman, H.L. and Brown, N.J.L. (2018) ‘Implications of Debunking the “Critical Positivity Ratio” for Humanistic Psychology: Introduction to Special Issue’, Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 58(3), pp. 239–261. Available at:
Gibbon, P. (2020) ‘Martin Seligman and the Rise of Positive Psychology’, HUMANITIES. Available at:
Gutkin, L. (2021) ‘Positive Psychology, or Positively BS?’, Positive Psychology, or Positively BS?, June. Available at:
Hefferon, K. and Boniwell, I. (2011) Positive psychology: theory, research and applications. 1. publ. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill, Open Univ. Press.
Layous, K. et al. (2013) ‘Culture Matters When Designing a Successful Happiness-Increasing Activity: A Comparison of the United States and South Korea’, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 44(8), pp. 1294–1303. Available at:
Lazarus, R.S. (2003) ‘Does the Positive Psychology Movement Have Legs?’, Psychological Inquiry, 14(2), pp. 93–109. Available at:
Losada, M. (1999) ‘The complex dynamics of high performance teams’, Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 30(9–10), pp. 179–192. Available at:
Losada, M. and Heaphy, E. (2004) ‘The Role of Positivity and Connectivity in the Performance of Business Teams: A Nonlinear Dynamics Model’, American Behavioral Scientist, 47(6), pp. 740–765. Available at:
Lyubomirsky, S., Sheldon, K.M. and Schkade, D. (2005) ‘Pursuing Happiness: The Architecture of Sustainable Change’, Review of General Psychology, 9(2), pp. 111–131. Available at:
Proctor, C. (ed.) (2017) Positive Psychology Interventions in Practice. 1st ed. 2017. Cham: Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer. Available at:
Rose, N. (2021) Management-Coaching und Positive Psychologie Stärken stärken, sinnvoll wachsen. Haufe-Lexware GmbH & Co. KG.
Schein, M. (2018) ‘Positive Psychology Is Garbage (And Why You Should Follow Its Founder’s Lead)’, 5 July. Available at:
Seligman, M.E.P. et al. (2009) ‘Positive education: positive psychology and classroom interventions’, Oxford Review of Education, 35(3), pp. 293–311. Available at:
Seligman, M.E.P. and Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2001) ‘“Positive psychology: An introduction”: Reply.’, American Psychologist, 56(1), pp. 89–90. Available at:
Singal, J. (2021a) Positive Psychology Goes to War – How the Army adopted an untested, evidence-free approach to fighting PTSD, The Chronicle of Higher Education. Available at:
Singal, J. (2021b) The quick fix: why fad psychology can’t cure our social ills. First edition. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Thomä, D., Henning, C. and Mitscherlich-Schönherr, O. (eds) (2011) Glück. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler. Available at:
Van Nuys, D. (2010) ‘Popping The Happiness Bubble: The Backlash Against Positive Psychology (Part 1) Is the “science of happiness” overrated?’, Popping The Happiness Bubble: The Backlash Against Positive Psychology (Part 1) Is the ‘science of happiness’ overrated?, 11 March. Available at:
Wahba, M.A. and Bridwell, L.G. (1976) ‘Maslow reconsidered: A review of research on the need hierarchy theory’, Organizational Behavior and Human Performance, 15(2), pp. 212–240. Available at:
Wong, P. and Roy, S. (2017) ‘Critique of Positive Psychology and Positive Interventions’, Critique of Positive Psychology and Positive Interventions, 8 February. Available at: (Accessed: 21 December 2021).


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