Gratitude predicts psychological well-being above the Big Five facets

  title={Gratitude predicts psychological well-being above the Big Five facets},
  author={A. Wood and S. Joseph and J. Maltby},
  journal={Personality and Individual Differences},
  • A. Wood, S. Joseph, J. Maltby
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Abstract This study tests whether gratitude predicts psychological well-being above both the domains and facets of the five factor model. Participants (N = 201) completed the NEO PI-R measure of the 30 facets of the Big Five, the GQ-6 measure of trait gratitude, and the scales of psychological well-being. Gratitude had small correlations with autonomy (r = .17), and medium to large correlations with environmental mastery, personal growth, positive relationships, purpose in life, and self… CONTINUE READING

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