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Designing Positive PsychologyTaking Stock and Moving Forward$
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Kennon M. Sheldon, Todd B. Kashdan, and Michael F. Steger

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780195373585

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373585.001.0001

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Positive Relationship Science

Positive Relationship Science

A New Frontier for Positive Psychology?

(p.280) 18 Positive Relationship Science
Designing Positive Psychology

Nathaniel M. Lambert

Frank D. Fincham

A. Marlea Gwinn

Christine A. Ajayi

Oxford University Press

This chapter joins an ongoing effort to establish a positive relationship science (PRS). It has a twofold objective: firstly, to review research on positive constructs likely to facilitate relationship flourishing; and secondly, to make specific recommendations for improving the quality of research in this realm and in positive psychology more generally.

Keywords:   positive psychology, positive relationship science, close relationships, positive affect

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