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Character Strengths and Virtues

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Traditional psychology has the DSM-5 Handbook to help diagnose mental illness. The positive psychology counterpart to that is the Character Strengths and Virtues: A Handbook and Classification. Within this handbook there are 24 character strengths and virtues that have been shown to contribute to life happiness. SOURCE: Viacharacter.org 1. Wisdom and Knowledge – Cognitive strengths that entail the acquisition and use of knowledge Creativity : Thinking of novel and productive ways to conceptualize ...

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