Overview of publications on Happiness
and
Subject Db Are people typically positive about their life?

Additional keywords: favorable, negative, neutral, rosy

See also the Bibliography subjects:
 Jc15Optimism/Positivity, with 47 publications.

See also studies with correlational findings on:
  Happiness and P04 PERSONALITY: CURRENT TRAITS

ReferenceBiswas-Diener et al. (2005)
Author(s)Biswas-Diener, R.; Diener, E.; Vitterso, J.
TitleMost People are Pretty Happy, but There is Cultural Variation:: The Inughuit, The Amish and the Maasai.
SourceJournal of Happiness Studies, 2005, Vol. 6, 205 - 226
Year2005
DOI linkdoi:10.1007/s10902-005-5683-8
ISSN1389 4978
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Yes and entered:
WDH excerpts


ReferenceBless & Schwarz (1984)
Author(s)Bless, H.; Schwarz, N.
TitleIst Schlechte Stimmung die Ausnahme? Eine Meta-analyse von Stimmungsuntersuchungen. (Is a Bad Mood the Exception? A Meta-analysis of Mood Investigations.)
SourcePaper, University Heidelberg, 1984, Germany
Year1984
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no acceptable measure of happiness used.

ReferenceChen & Davey (2008a)
Author(s)Chen, Z.; Davey, G.
TitleNormative Life Satisfaction in Chinese Societies.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2008, Vol. 89, 557 - 564
Year2008
DOI linkDOI:10.1007/s11205-008-9250-7
ISSN0303 8300
ISSN_online1573 0921
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no acceptable measure of happiness used.

ReferenceCsikszentmihalyi (1975)
Author(s)Csikszentmihalyi, M.
TitleBeyond Boredom and Anxiety.
SourceJossey Bass, 1975, San Francisco, USA
Year1975
ISBN0 87589 261 2
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no acceptable measure of happiness used.

ReferenceCummins (1995a)
Author(s)Cummins, R.A.
TitleOn the Trait of the Gold Standard for Subjective Well-Being.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 1995, Vol. 35, 179 - 200
Year1995
DOI linkdoi:10.1007/BF01079026
ISSN0303 8300
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no acceptable measure of happiness used.

ReferenceDiener & Diener (1996)
Author(s)Diener, E.; Diener, C.
TitleMost People Are Happy.
SourcePsychological Science, 1996, Vol. 7, 181 - 185
Year1996
DOI linkDOI:10.1111/j.1467-9280.1996.tb00354.x
ISSN0956 7976
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no new data on happiness in time frame ‘presently’.

ReferenceFordyce (1988)
Author(s)Fordyce, M.W.
TitleA Review of Research on the Happiness Measures: A Sixty Second Index of Happiness and Mental Health.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 1988, Vol. 20, 355 - 381
Year1988
DOI linkDOI: 10.1007/BF00302333
ISSN0303 8300
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Yes, but not yet entered.

ReferenceGallup (1976)
Author(s)Gallup, G.H.
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
SourcePublic Opinion Quarterly, 1976, Vol. 40, 459 - 467
Year1976
WWW linkhttp://poq.oxfordjournals.org/content/40/4/459.full.pdf
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Yes and entered:
WDH excerpts


ReferenceHaybron (2013)
Author(s)Haybron, D.M.
TitleHappiness, a very short introduction.
SourceOxford University Press
Year2013
WWW linkhttps://sites.google.com/site/danhaybron/
ISBN978 0 19 959060 5
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no acceptable measure of happiness used.

ReferenceHofstätter (1986)
Author(s)Hofstätter, P.R.
TitleBedingungen der Zufriedenheit. (Conditions for Contentment.)
SourceInterfrom Verlag, 1986, Zürich, Switzerland
Year1986
ISBN3 7201 5192 1
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no new data on happiness in time frame ‘presently’.

ReferenceLavallee et al. (2007)
Author(s)Lavallee, L.F.; Hatch, P.M; McKinley, T.; Michalos, A.C.
TitleDevelopment of the Contentment with Life Assessment Scale (CLAS): Using Daily Life Experiences to Verify Levels of Self-Reported Life Satisfaction.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2007, Vol. 83, 201 - 244
Year2007
DOI linkDOI:10.1007/s11205-006-9054-6
ISSN0303 8300
ISSN_online1573 0921
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Yes, but not yet entered.

ReferenceLykken (1999)
Author(s)Lykken, D.T.
TitleHappiness: What Studies on Twins Show Us About Nature, Nurture and the Happiness Set-Point.
SourceGolden Books, 1999, New York, USA
Year1999
ISBN1 58238 004X
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no acceptable measure of happiness used.

ReferenceMacKaye (1906)
Author(s)MacKaye, J.
TitleThe Economy of Happiness.
SourceLittle & Brow, 1906, Boston, USA
Year1906
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no new data on happiness in time frame ‘presently’.

ReferenceMoum (1994)
Author(s)Moum, T.
TitleIs Subjective Well-Being a Predictor of Non-Response in Broad Population Surveys.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 1994, Vol. 32, 1 - 20
Year1994
DOI linkDOI: 10.1007/BF01078463
ISSN0303 8300
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Yes, but not yet entered.

ReferenceMyers (1992)
Author(s)Myers, D.G.
TitleThe Pursuit of Happiness. Who is Happy and Why?
SourceWilliam Morrow, 1992, New York, USA
Year1992
ISBN0 688 10550 5
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no new data on happiness in time frame ‘presently’.

ReferenceMyers (2000)
Author(s)Myers, D.G.
TitleThe Funds, Friends, and Faith of Happy People.
SourceThe American Psychologist, 2000, Vol. 55, 56 - 67
Year2000
DOI linkdoi: 10.1037/0003-066X.55.1.56
ISSN0003 066X
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no new data on happiness in time frame ‘presently’.

ReferenceSiegler (1974)
Author(s)Siegler, I.C.
TitleThreats to External Validity in Survey Research with the Elderly: The Effects of Selective Drop-out on Health, Morale, Social Relations and Environmental Circumstances.
SourcePhD Dissertation, Syracuse University, 1974, USA
Year1974
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no acceptable measure of happiness used.

ReferenceSilbermann (1985)
Author(s)Silbermann, I.
TitleOn 'Happiness'.
SourcePsychoanalytic Studies of the Child, 1985, Vol. 40, 45 -472
Year1985
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no acceptable measure of happiness used.

ReferenceSoper (1979)
Author(s)Soper, W.B.
TitlePreliminary Study of Ratings of Satisfaction by Male University Faculty.
SourcePerceptual and Motor Skills, 1979, Vol. 48, 425 - 426
Year1979
ISSN0031 5125
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Yes, but not yet entered.

ReferenceStaudinger (2000)
Author(s)Staudinger, U.M.
TitleDas Paradox des subjektiven Wohlbefindens. (The Paradox of Subjective Well-Being).
SourcePsychologische Rundschau, 2000, Vol. 51, 185 - 197
Year2000
ISSN0033 3042
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no new data on happiness in time frame ‘presently’.

ReferenceStones & Kozma (1991)
Author(s)Stones, M.J.; Kozma, A.
TitleA Magical Model of Happiness.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 1991, Vol. 25, 31 - 50
Year1991
DOI linkDOI: 10.1007/BF00727650
ISSN0303 8300
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no new data on happiness in time frame ‘presently’.

ReferenceSwoboda (1974)
Author(s)Swoboda, H.
TitleDie Qualität des Lebens: vom Wohlstand zum Wohlbefinden.(The Quality of Life, from Welfare to Well-being.)
SourceSuhrkamp, 1974, Stuttgart, Germany, 86 - 113
Year1974
ISBN3 518 06688 9
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no new data on happiness in time frame ‘presently’.

ReferenceSzasz (1957)
Author(s)Szasz, T.S.
TitlePain and Pleasure: A Study of Bodily Feelings.
SourceBasic Books, 1957, New York, USA
Year1957
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no new data on happiness in time frame ‘presently’.

ReferenceVeenhoven (1991)
Author(s)Veenhoven, R.
TitleIs Happiness Relative?
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 1991, Vol. 24, 1 - 34.
Year1991
WWW linkhttp://hdl.handle.net/1765/16148
DOI linkDOI:10.1007/BF00292648
ISSN0303 8300
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Not, no acceptable measure of happiness used.

ReferenceVeenhoven (2004)
Author(s)Veenhoven, R.
TitleHappiness as an Aim in Public Policy: the Greatest Happiness Principle.
SourceLinley, R.A.; Joseph, S.; Eds.: "Positive Psychology in Practice", Wiley, 2004, USA, 658 - 678
Year2004
WWW linkhttp://hdl.handle.net/1765/8667
ISBN0471 459 062
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Yes, but not yet entered.

ReferenceVeenhoven (2007e)
Author(s)Veenhoven, R.
TitleLe Bonheur du plus grand Nombre comme But des Politiques Sociales. (The Greatest Happiness Principle: Happiness as an Public Policy).
SourceRevue Québécoise de Psychologie, 2007, Vol. 28, 35- 60
Year2007
WWW linkhttp://hdl.handle.net/1765/12317
ISSN0225 9885
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Yes and entered:
WDH excerpts


ReferenceWessman & Ricks (1966)
Author(s)Wessman, A.E.; Ricks, D.F.
TitleMood and Personality.
SourceHolt, Rinehart and Wilson, 1966, New York, USA
Year1966
ISBN03 0541 151 8
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Yes and entered:
WDH excerpts


ReferenceZelenski & Larsen (2000)
Author(s)Zelenski, J.M.; Larsen, R.J.
TitleThe Distribution of Basic Emotions in Every Day Life: A State and Trait Perspective from Experience Sampling Data.
SourceJournal of Research in Personality, 2000, Vol. 34, 178 - 197
Year2000
DOI linkDOI:10.1006/jrpe.1999.2275
ISSN0092 6566
Eligiblefor Findings archive: Yes and entered:
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End of overview of publications on Happiness
and
Subject
Db Are people typically positive about their life?

28  Number of publications
10  Of which eligible for Findings archive
5  Entered
5  Waiting list