Because psychology and psychiatry plunge into the ugliest depths of human behavior, most people tend to associate the disciplines with mental illness and unrest. While this is certainly a major component of both fields, by no means should it be considered the only one. As Martin Seligman asserts, today’s psychological climate possesses the knowledge to build people up in a manner far more effective and permanent than those ultimately empty self-help “guides.”
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