Psychological Well-being: Evidence Regarding its Causes and Consequences†

@article{Huppert2009PsychologicalWE,
  title={Psychological Well-being: Evidence Regarding its Causes and Consequences†},
  author={Felicia A. Huppert},
  journal={Applied Psychology: Health and Well-being},
  year={2009},
  volume={1},
  pages={137-164}
}
  • F. Huppert
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • Applied Psychology: Health and Well-being
This review focuses on positive aspects of well-being, or flourishing. It examines evidence for the causes of positive well-being and also its consequences, including beneficial effects for many aspects of cognitive functioning, health, and social relationships. The neurobiological basis of psychological well-being is examined, and recent data on brain activation and neurochemical pathways are presented. Individuals vary widely in their habitual level of psychological wellbeing, and there is… Expand

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