Purpose, hope, and life satisfaction in three age groups

@article{Bronk2009PurposeHA,
  title={Purpose, hope, and life satisfaction in three age groups},
  author={Kendall Cotton Bronk and P. Hill and D. Lapsley and Tasneem L. Talib and H. Finch},
  journal={The Journal of Positive Psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={500 - 510}
}
  • Kendall Cotton Bronk, P. Hill, +2 authors H. Finch
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Positive Psychology
  • Using the Revised Youth Purpose Survey (Bundick et al., 2006), the Trait Hope Scale (Snyder et al., 1991), and the Satisfaction with Life Scale (Diener, Emmons, Larsen, & Griffin, 1985), the present study examined the relationship among purpose, hope, and life satisfaction among 153 adolescents, 237 emerging adults, and 416 adults (N = 806). Results of this cross-sectional study revealed that having identified a purpose in life was associated with greater life satisfaction at these three stages… CONTINUE READING
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