Best news yet on the six-factor model of well-being q

  title={Best news yet on the six-factor model of well-being q},
  author={Carol D. Ryff and Burton H. Singer},
This study provides a response to Springer and Hauser’s claim that the Ryff Scales of Psychological Well-Being do not comprise six dimensions. We show that their analyses support the theoryguided six-factor model, although their interpretations of the data reveal a lack of understanding of the construct-oriented approach to personality assessment. We also review evidence from five categories of studies (i.e., factorial validity, psychological correlates, sociodemographic correlates, biological… CONTINUE READING

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