On the definition and varieties of attitude and wellbeing

  title={On the definition and varieties of attitude and wellbeing},
  author={Louis Guttman and Shlomit Levy},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
In a paper published in Social Indicators Research in 1975, Levy and Guttman proved the proposition that wellbeing is a special case of attitude. They exploited this result for establishing a certain lawfulness for wellbeing behavior, and built on this for revealing more specialized features of the lawfulness. Five years later in this same journal, Andrews and McKennell published two papers on exactly the same proposition, but without proving it, without building on known relevant lawfulness of… 

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