The Construct and Measurement of Peace of Mind

@article{Lee2013TheCA,
  title={The Construct and Measurement of Peace of Mind},
  author={Yi Chen Lee and Yi-Cheng Lin and Chin Lan Huang and Barbara L. Fredrickson},
  journal={Journal of Happiness Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={14},
  pages={571-590}
}
Previous studies have shown that Asian American or Chinese individuals value low-arousal positive affect and a harmonious state of happiness more than European Americans do. However, the affective component of subjective well-being has mostly been defined as the presence of positive affect and the absence of negative affect. This definition emphasizes the importance of hedonic pleasure but fails to include the affect valued in Chinese culture. The present study developed the construct of peace… CONTINUE READING

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