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The role of life skills in promoting wellbeing
Journal Title: RICERCHE DI PSICOLOGIA  
Author/s: Alessandro Antonietti, Emanuela Confalonieri 
Year:  2015 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  11 Pg. 97-107 FullText PDF:  175 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RIP2015-001005
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The history of the changes in the conceptions of health, which led to consider life skills as resources aimed at supporting individuals’ wellbeing, is outlined. Possible links between wellbeing and skills involved in critical thinking, problem solving, decision making, creativity, emotion regulation, empathy are stressed. Implications for intervention are discussed, by suggesting that the empowerment of self-regulatory skills may allow people to play an active role in the managment of their own wellbeing.
Keywords: Life skills, Wellbeing, Health, Prevention, Empowerment, Critical thinking, Problem solving, Decision making, Creativity, Emotion regulation, Empathy

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Alessandro Antonietti, Emanuela Confalonieri, The role of life skills in promoting wellbeing in "RICERCHE DI PSICOLOGIA " 1/2015, pp. 97-107, DOI:10.3280/RIP2015-001005

   

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