Further Reading

The following is a short reading list the Centre has put together on the topic of optimism.
Chang, E. C. (Ed.)
Optimism and Pessimism: Implications for Theory, Research, and Practice, 2000.

Ellis, Albert,
A Guide to Rational Living, 1975.

Gillham, J. (Ed.)
The Science of Optimism and Hope: Research Essays in Honor of Martin E.P. Seligman (Laws of Life Symposia Series, V. 2), 2000

Gillham, J., & Reivich, K.
Cultivating optimism in childhood and adolescence.  (The Annals of the American Academy, 591, 146-163), 2004

Norem, Julie K
The Positive Power of Negative Thinking, 2001

Peterson, C., & Seligman, M. E. P.,
Character Strengths and Virtues: A handbook and classification, 2004

Seligman, Martin,
Learned Optimism, 1990.

Seligman, Martin,
Authentic Happiness, 2002.

Seligman, Martin & Reivich, Karen,
The Optimistic Child, 1995.

Reivich, Karen,
The Resilience Factor, 2002.

Reivich, Karen & Gillham, Jane,
The Penn Resiliency Program (PRP),  2002.

Gallup International,
The International Voice of the People, 2006