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Gratitude and well-being: a review and theoretical integration.
This paper presents a new model of gratitude incorporating not only the gratitude that arises following help from others but also a habitual focusing on and appreciating the positive aspects ofExpand
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Counting blessings in early adolescents: an experimental study of gratitude and subjective well-being.
The development and manifestation of gratitude in youth is unclear. We examined the effects of a grateful outlook on subjective well-being and other outcomes of positive psychological functioning inExpand
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Measuring gratitude in youth: assessing the psychometric properties of adult gratitude scales in children and adolescents.
Before the developmental trajectory, outcomes, and related interventions of gratitude can be accurately and confidently studied among the youth, researchers must ensure that they haveExpand
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Nice Thinking! An Educational Intervention That Teaches Children to Think Gratefully
Abstract. Gratitude is essential to social life and well-being. Although research with youth populations has gained momentum recently, only two gratitude interventions have been conducted in youth,Expand
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Who benefits the most from a gratitude intervention in children and adolescents? Examining positive affect as a moderator
To date, nearly half of the work supporting the efficacy of gratitude interventions did so by making contrasts with techniques that induce negative affect (e.g., record your daily hassles). GratitudeExpand
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Gender differences in gratitude: examining appraisals, narratives, the willingness to express emotions, and changes in psychological needs.
Previous work suggests women might possess an advantage over men in experiencing and benefiting from gratitude. We examined whether women perceive and react to gratitude differently than men. InExpand
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Gratitude and subjective well-being in early adolescence: examining gender differences.
Gratitude was examined among 154 students to identify benefits from its experience and expression. Students completed measures of subjective well-being, social support, prosocial behavior, andExpand
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The History of Positive Psychology: Truth Be Told
Martin E. P. Seligman, in his 1998 APA Presidential Address, is said to have introduced positive psychology to the American Psychological Association. However, overwhelming evidence suggests that theExpand
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Being grateful is beyond good manners: Gratitude and motivation to contribute to society among early adolescents
Gratitude, a positive response to receiving a benefit, may contribute more to youth than just momentary happiness. It may ignite in youth a motivation for “upstream generativity” whereby itsExpand
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Gratitude and the Reduced Costs of Materialism in Adolescents
Materialistic youth seem to be languishing while grateful youth seem to be flourishing. High school students (N = 1,035) completed measures of materialism, gratitude, academic functioning, envy,Expand
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