Subjective well-being.

@article{Diener1984SubjectiveW,
  title={Subjective well-being.},
  author={E. Diener},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={1984},
  volume={95 3},
  pages={
          542-75
        }
}
  • E. Diener
  • Published 1984
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological bulletin
  • The literature on subjective well-being (SWB), including happiness, life satisfaction, and positive affect, is reviewed in three areas: measurement, causal factors, and theory. Psychometric data on single-item and multi-item subjective well-being scales are presented, and the measures are compared. Measuring various components of subjective well-being is discussed. In terms of causal influences, research findings on the demographic correlates of SWB are evaluated, as well as the findings on… CONTINUE READING
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