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"The Pursuit of Happiness"

a free public lecture by Dr. Corey Keyes, Emory University

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Keyes is a leader in the field of positive psychology. His influential empirical work has focused on the measurement of positive mental health as a complement to the well-elaborated measures of mental illness that exist in the field of psychology. Optimal mental health is conceptualized as flourishing, characterized by fulfillment, purpose, meaning and happiness.
Keyes is the editor or co-editor of eight books and journals. He also wrote, edited or co-edited 48 journal articles, with one in press, including “Chronological and Subjective Age Differences in Flourishing Mental Health and Major Depressive Episode,” 2012, Aging and Mental Health; and “The Relationship of Level of Positive Mental Health with Current Mental Disorders in Predicting Suicidal Behavior and Academic Impairment in College Students,” 2012, Journal of American College Health.

Since 2007 Keyes has been a member of the advisory board for the World Happiness Forum.  http://www.sociology.emory.edu/ckeyes/

Accommodation requests related to ability should be made to jodi.nelson@oregonstate.edu no less than one week prior to the event.

LaSells Stewart Center (campus map)
Engineering Auditorium
Jodi Nelson
1 541 737 0715
jodi.nelson at oregonstate.edu
Vice Prov / Student Aff