What good are character strengths beyond subjective well-being? The contribution of the good character on self-reported health-oriented behavior, physical fitness, and the subjective health status

@inproceedings{Proyer2013WhatGA,
  title={What good are character strengths beyond subjective well-being? The contribution of the good character on self-reported health-oriented behavior, physical fitness, and the subjective health status},
  author={Ren{\'e} T. Proyer and Fabian Gander and Sara Wellenzohn and Willibald Ruch},
  year={2013}
}
Character strengths were tested in relation to subjective (life satisfaction) and physical (selfevaluated health and physical fitness) well-being (440 adults). Health-behaviors and the mediating role of health-behaviors in explaining the relationship between character and well-being were also considered. Emotional, intellectual strengths and strengths of the heart were positively associated with life satisfaction and physical fitness. Emotional strengths correlated positively with the self… CONTINUE READING
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