What the pursuit of well-being means to our brain

In the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Gregor Hasler (University of Bern) analyzes the neuroscientific implications of the pursuit of well-being. Promising findings show strong and lasting effects of currently available well-being therapy in severe psychiatric conditions such as major depressive disorder. This work encourages physicians to implement positive health promotion right now into clinical work. The Author is confident that current clinical insights and experiences along with a neurobiological understanding of positive health will provide us with novel and more effective well-being therapy options.

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