Gratitude and hedonic and eudaimonic well-being in Vietnam war veterans.

@article{Kashdan2006GratitudeAH,
  title={Gratitude and hedonic and eudaimonic well-being in Vietnam war veterans.},
  author={Todd B Kashdan and Gitendra Uswatte and Terri F Julian},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={177-99}
}
Little information exists on the contribution of psychological strengths to well-being in persons with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Data from other populations suggest that gratitude, defined as the positive experience of thankfulness for being the recipient of personal benefits, may have salutary effects on everyday functioning. We investigated whether dispositional gratitude predicted daily hedonic and eudaimonic well-being in combat veterans with and without PTSD. We also examined… CONTINUE READING

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