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History of Community Psychology

We believe that Community Psychology adds an important and often overlooked perspective into the human experience. This category documents important discussions and turning points in the history of our field.

En los Orígenes de la Psicología Positive

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Re-published with author’s permission in e-voluntas Historias de psicología comunitaria Marie Jahoda es conocida por su estudio sobre el impacto psicológico del desempleo en una pequeña comunidad en la década de 1930. El trabajo de investigación que llevó a cabo en Marienthal, en los alrededores de Viena, mostró que el paro afecta a la estructuración del tiempo […]

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What is Swampscott and Why is it Important?

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“It was an exciting time… They [Swampscott conference participants] wanted to intervene in social problems that were not explicitly mental health in nature, and that’s why they talked about becoming “social change agents” – a vision that was a sea change for American psychology.”

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