Value as a Moderator in Subjective Well‐Being

@article{Oishi1999ValueAA,
  title={Value as a Moderator in Subjective Well‐Being},
  author={Shigehiro Oishi and Ed Diener and Eunkook M. Suh and Richard E. Lucas},
  journal={Journal of Personality},
  year={1999},
  volume={67},
  pages={157-184}
}
We investigated individual differences in the processes of subjective well-being (SWB). There were considerable individual differences in the domain that was most strongly associated with global life satisfaction. Individuals also differed significantly in the types of activities that they found satisfying. Moreover, these individual differences in the patterns of SWB were systematically related to value orientations. A 23-day daily diary study revealed that intraindividual changes in… 

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