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Hope, Life Satisfaction, and Motivation

  title={Hope, Life Satisfaction, and Motivation},
  author={Haley McConnell and L. Stull},
  • Haley McConnell, L. Stull
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • This study examined three types of motivation—autonomous, controlled and impersonal (Deci & Ryan, 1985)—in relation to life satisfaction and hope in a sample of persons living in transitional housing in central Indiana. It was hypothesized that life satisfaction and hope would be positively related to autonomous motivation and negatively related to impersonal motivation. Further, the relationship between life satisfaction, hope, and controlled motivation was explored. Data were analyzed using… CONTINUE READING
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