LEARNED OPTIMISM

A psychotherapy mechanism where patients systematically remove depressive thoughts concentrating on the positive.

LEARNED OPTIMISM: "Most depression clinics will aim at instilling patients with learned optimism."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LEARNED OPTIMISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/learned-optimism/ (accessed June 25, 2020).
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