Stepping Off the Hedonic Treadmill: Individual Differences in Response to Major Life Events

@article{Mancini2011SteppingOT,
  title={Stepping Off the Hedonic Treadmill: Individual Differences in Response to Major Life Events},
  author={Anthony D. Mancini and George A. Bonanno and Andrew E. Clark},
  journal={Journal of Individual Differences},
  year={2011},
  volume={32},
  pages={144-152}
}
Theorists have long maintained that people react to major life events but then eventually return to a setpoint of subjective well-being. Yet prior research is inconclusive regarding the extent of interindividual variability. Recent theoretical models suggest that there should be heterogeneity in long-term stress responding (Bonanno, 2004; Muthen & Muthen, 2000). To test this idea, we used latent growth mixture modeling to identify specific patterns of individual variation in response to three… 

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