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Re: Depression as response to reality Dinah

Posted by tabitha on March 15, 2004, at 22:29:24

In reply to Re: Depression as response to reality Tancred62, posted by Dinah on March 15, 2004, at 18:05:24

There's something about that in "Learned Optimism" (one of the books in my donate-to-charity pile). I think it said that pessimists were valuable in workplaces because they were better at predicting realistic outcomes, whereas optimists were better for motivating people. Or something like that.

 

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