Needs and subjective well-being around the world.

@article{Tay2011NeedsAS,
  title={Needs and subjective well-being around the world.},
  author={Louis Tay and Ed Diener},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={101 2},
  pages={354-65}
}
Across a sample of 123 countries, we examined the association between the fulfillment of needs and subjective well-being (SWB), including life evaluation, positive feelings, and negative feelings. Need fulfillment was consistently associated with SWB across world regions. Life evaluation was most associated with fulfilling basic needs; positive feelings were most associated with social and respect needs; and negative feelings were most associated with basic, respect, and autonomy needs… CONTINUE READING
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