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Characteristics of Personal Strivings and Their Relationship with Life Satisfaction

  title={Characteristics of Personal Strivings and Their Relationship with Life Satisfaction},
  author={Gy{\"o}ngyi K{\"o}k{\"o}nyei and Melinda Reinhardt and P{\'e}ter Pajkossy and B. Kiss and Zsolt Demetrovics},
ABSTRACT This study examined the applicability of broader thematic categories for coding personal strivings, and tested the relationship between both dimensions and contents of personal goals and life satisfaction. We also applied the psychosocial theory of Erikson (1963) to evaluate personal goals. These issues were explored on a Hungarian youth sample of 48 subjects (mean age 23.4). Participants generated 534 personal strivings and rated them along certain dimensions of Strivings Assessment… 

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