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The benefits of optimism: A meta-analytic review of the life orientation test
Uppsala University, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology.
1996 (English)In: PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES, ISSN 0191-8869, Vol. 21, no 5, 719-725 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In 1985 Scheier and Carver set out to begin to explore the possibility that optimism, construed as a stable personality characteristic, has implications for the manner by which people regulate their actions. They developed a scale to measure optimism, th

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PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD , 1996. Vol. 21, no 5, 719-725 p.
Keyword [en]
ARTERY BYPASS-SURGERY; DISPOSITIONAL OPTIMISM; NEGATIVE AFFECTIVITY; COPING STRATEGIES; RHEUMATOID-ARTHRITIS; ATTRIBUTIONAL STYLE; ELDERLY ADULTS; SELF-MASTERY; HEALTH; PERSONALITY
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-52376OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-52376DiVA: diva2:80285
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Addresses: Andersson G, UNIV UPPSALA, DEPT CLIN PSYCHOL, BOX 1225, S-75142 UPPSALA, SWEDEN. UNIV UPPSALA HOSP, DEPT AUDIOL, S-75142 UPPSALA, SWEDEN.Available from: 2008-10-17 Created: 2008-10-17 Last updated: 2011-01-15

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