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CONCEPT of HAPPINESS Practicality of this concept Do people evaluate their life? Stability of happiness
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Stability of happiness, constant, fixed, set point, trait, unstable, changing, short lived, long-term
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Authors Title / Source Year Baur, P.A.; Okun, M.A. Stability of Life Satisfaction in Late Life.
The Gerontologist, 1983, Vol. 23, 261 - 265
Bradburn, N.M. The Structure of Psychological Well-Being.
Aldine Publishing, 1969, Chicago, USA
Bradburn, N.M.; Caplovitz, D. Reports on Happiness. A Pilot Study of Behavior Related to Mental Health.
Aldine Publishing Company, 1965, Chicago, USA
Chamberlain, K. On the Structure of Subjective Well-Being.
Social Indicators Research, 1988, Vol. 20, 581 - 604
Chassell, J.O. The Experience Variables: A Study of the Variable Factors in Experience Contributing to the Formation of Personality.
PhD Dissertation, University of Rochester, Medical School, 1928, Rochester, USA
Diener, E.; Diener, M.; Sandvik, E.; Seidlitz, L. The Relationship between Income and Subjective Well-Being: Relative or Absolute?
Social Indicators Research, 1993, Vol. 28, 195 - 223
Duijvelaar-Kranendonk, L. Wat Maakt U Gelukkig ? (What Makes You Happy ?)
Mensen van Nu, 1974, Vol. ?, 27 - 34
Henley, B.; Davis, M.S. Satisfaction and Dissatisfaction: A Study of the Chronically-Ill Aged Patient.
Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 1967, Vol. 8, 65 - 75
Horley, J.; Laverly, J.J. The Stability and Sensitivity of Subjective Well-Being Measures.
Social Indicators Research, 1991, Vol. 24, 113 - 122
Keith, P.M. Work, Retirement and Well-Being among Unmarried Men and Women.
Gerontologist, 1985, Vol. 25, 410 - 416
Krause, P.; Habich, R. Zufriedenheit und Sorgen als Indikatoren der wahrgenommenen Lebensqualität. (Satisfaction and Worries as Indicators of Perceived Life Quality).
Krupp, H.J.;Schupp, J.;Eds. :"Lebenslagen im Wandel", Campus, 1988, Frankfurt, Germany, 231 - 256
Landua, D. An Attempt to Classify Satisfaction Changes: Methodological and Content Aspects of a Longitudinal Problem.
Social Indicators Research, 1992, Vol. 26, 221 - 241
Lehr, U.M. Depression und "Lebensqualität" im Alter-Korrelate negativer und positiver Gestimmtheit:Ergebnisse der Bonner gerontologischen Langs Schnittstudie. (Depression and QOL in Old Age, Results of the Bonn Panel Study).
Zeitschrift für Gerontologie, 1982, Vol. 15, 241 - 249
McNeil, J.K.; Kozma, A.; Stones, M.J. Longitudinal Variation in Domain Indicators of Happiness.
Social Indicators Research, 1986, Vol. 18, 119 - 124
Mohr, H.M. Subjektives Wohlbefinden. (Subjective Well-Being).
Unpublished Paper, 1986, Sfb 3, University of Mannheim, Germany
Mohr, H.M. Ansätze zur Erklärung subjektiven Wohlbefindens mit Paneldaten. (Preliminary Explanation of Subjective Well-Being Basis of Panel-Data).
Unpublished Manuscript, 1987, Sfb 3, University of Mannheim, Germany
Moum, T. The Stability of Quality of Life Revealed in Broad Population Surveys.
Paper presented at the 11th Conference of Sociology, 1986, New Delhi, India
Palmore, E.B. Social Patterns in Normal Aging: Findings From the Duke Longitudinal Study.
Duke University Press, 1981, Durham, USA
Palmore, E.B.; Kivett, V.R. Change in Life Satisfaction. A Longitudinal Study of Persons Aged 46 - 70.
Journal of Gerontology, 1977, Vol. 32, 311 - 316
Schaefer, E.S.; Burnett, C.K. Stability and Predictability of Quality of Women's Marital Relationship and Demoralization.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1987, Vol. 53, 1129 - 1136
DeSonneville, L.M.; Elshout, J.J.; Schaap, T. Ontwikkeling en Validatie van de Amsterdamse Stemmingslijst. (Development and Evaluation of the Voting List of Amsterdam).
Gedrag, 1985, Vol. 13, 13 - 29
Stacey, C.A.; Gatz, M.J. Cross-Sectional Age Differences and Longitudinal Change on the Bradburn Affect Balance Scale.
Journal of Gerontology, 1991, Vol. 46, 76 - 78
Staw, B.M.; Bell, N.E.; Clausen, J.A. The Dispositional Approach to Job Attitudes: A Lifetime Longitudinal Test.
Administrative Science Quarterly, 1986, Vol. 31, 56 - 77
Stones, M.J.; Kozma, A. A Magical Model of Happiness.
Social Indicators Research, 1991, Vol. 25, 31 - 50
Stones, M.J.; Kozma, A. "Happy are They Who are Happy....", A Test between Two Causal Models of Relationships between Happiness and its Correlates.
Experimental Aging Research, 1986, Vol. 12, 23 - 29
Stones, M.J.; Hannah, T.E.; Kozma, A.; McKim, W.A. The Correlation Coefficient and Models of Subjective Well-Being.
Social Indicators Research, 1991, Vol. 24, 317 - 327
Stull, D.E. Conceptualization and Measurement of Well-Being: Implications for Policy Evaluation.
Borgatta, E.F.;et al;Eds.:"Critical Issues in Aging Policy. Linking Research and Values", Sage, 1987, UK, 55 - 90
Tuddenham, R.D. Constancy of Personal Morale over a Fifteen-Year Interval.
Child Development, 1962, Vol. 33, 663 - 673
Veroff, J.; Douvan, E.; Kulka, R.A. The Inner American: A Self-Portrait from 1957 to 1976.
Basic Books, 1981, New York, USA
Waltz, M. A Longitudinal Study on Environmental and Dispositional Determinants of Life Quality: Social Support and Coping with Physical Illness.
Social Indicators Research, 1986, Vol. 18, 71 - 93
Wiegand, E. Trends and Zyklen der gesellschaftlichen Entwicklung. Analysen mit den fortgeschriebenen SPES Indikatoren Tableau. (Trends and cycles of societal development).
Beitrage der 23. Deutschen Soziologen Tag, 1986, Hamburg, Germany
Pavot, W.; Diener, E. The Affective and Cognitive Context of Self-Reported Measures of Subjective Well-Being.
Social Indicators Research, 1993, Vol. 28, 1 - 20
George, L.K. The Impact of Personality and Social Status Factors upon Levels of Activity and Psychological Well-Being.
Journal of Gerontology, 1978, Vol. 33, 840 - 847
Shaver, P.; Freedman, J.L. Your Pursuit of Happiness.
Psychology Today, August 1976, 26 - 32/75
Parkinson, B.; Briner, R.B.; Reynolds, S.; Totterdell, P. Changing Moods. The Psychology of Mood and Mood Regulation.
Addison Wesley Longman Limited, 1996, UK
Lu, L.J. Personal or Environmental Causes of Happiness: A Longitudinal Analysis.
The Journal of Social Psychology, 1999, Vol. 139, 79 - 90
Headey, B.; Wearing, A.J. Subjective Well-Being: A Stocks and Flows Framework.
Strack, F.;;et al:Eds.: "Subjective Well-Being", 1991, Oxford, UK, 49 - 73
Langeveld, J.H. Quality of Life in Adolescents with Migraine and Other Headaches.
Thesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1998, Netherlands. ISNB 90 90 12 007 6
Perquin, C. Chronic Pain in Children and Adolescents: Observational Studies.
University Press TU Eindhoven, 2002, Netherlands
Hanestadt, B.R.; Albrektsen, G. The Stability of Quality of Life Experience in People with Type 1 Diabetes over a Period of a Year.
Journal of Advanced Nursing, 1992, Vol. 17, 777 - 784
Diener, E.; Lucas, R.E.; Scollon, C.N. The Evolving Concept of Subjective Well-Being: The Multifaceted Nature of Happiness.
Advances in Cell Aging and Gerontology, 2004, Vol. 15, 187 - 219
Schimmack, U.; Diener, E.; Oishi, S. Life-Satisfaction is a Momentary Judgment and a Stable Personality Characteristic: The Use of Chronically Accessible and Stable Sources.
Journal of Personality, 2002, Vol. 70, 345 - 384
Hart, P.M. Predicting Employee Life Satisfaction: A Coherent Model of Personality, Work and Nonwork Experiences, and Domain Satisfactions.
Journal of Applied Psychology, 1999, Vol. 84, 564 - 584
Koivumaa-Honkanen, H.T.; Honkanen, R.J.; Kaprio, J.; Koskenvuo, M.; Viinamäki, H. Life Satisfaction and Depression in a 15-year Follow-up of Healthy Adults.
Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 2004, Vol. 39, 994 - 999
Koivumaa-Honkanen, H.T.; Honkanen, R.J.; Kaprio, J.; Koskenvuo, M.; Viinamäki, H. The Stability of Life Satisfaction in a 15-year Follow-up of Adult Finns Healthy at Baseline.
BMC Psychiatry, 2005, Vol. 5
Headey, B. Subjective Well-Being: Revisions to Dynamic Equilibrium Theory using National Panel Data and Panel Regression Methods.
Social Indicators Research, 2006, Vol. 79, 369 - 403
Lucas, R.E. Personality and Subjective Well-Being.
Eid, M.; Larsen, R.J.; Eds.: The Science of Subjective Well-Being'', The Guilford Press, 2008, New York, USA, 171 -194.
Bergman, L.R.; Daukantaite, D. Stability of Typical Patterns of Subjective Well-Being in Middle-Aged Swedish Women.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2009, Vol. 10, 293 - 311
Headey, B. The Set-Point Theory of Well-Being: Negative Results and Consequent Revisions.
Social Indicators Research, 2008, Vol. 85, 389 - 403
Fowler, J.H.; Christakis, N.A. Dynamic Spread of Happiness in a Large Social Network: Longitudinal Analysis of the Framingham Heart Study Social Network.
British Medical Journal, 2009, Vol. 338, 23 - 37
Watson, D.; McKee Walker, L. The Long-Term Stability and Predictive Validity of Trait Measures of Affect.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1996, Vol. 70, 567 - 577.
Nes, R.B.; Roysamb, E.; Tambs, K. Subjective Well-Being: Genetic and Environmental Contribution to Stability and Change.
Psychological Medicine, 2006, Vol.36, 1033 - 1042.
Cummins, R.A. Subjective Wellbeing, Homeostatically Protected Mood and Depression: A Synthesis.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2010, Vol. 11, 1 - 17
Schimmack, U.; Krause, P.; Wagner, G.G. Stability and Change of Well Being: An Experimentally Enhanced Latent State-Trait-Error Analysis.
Social Indicators Research, 2010, Vol. 95, 19 - 31
Schimmack, U.; Oishi, S. The Influence of Chronically and Temporarily Accessible Information on Life Satisfaction Judgements.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2005, Vol. 89, 395 - 406
Ehrhardt, J. Temporal Stability of Happiness. A Meta-Analysis of Overtime Correlations.
Paper, 1995, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Faculty of Social Sciences, Netherlands
Headey, B.; Muffels, R.; Wagner, G.G. Long-Running German Panel Survey Shows that Personal and Economic Choices, Not Just Genes, Matter for Happiness.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 210, Vol. 107, 17922 - 17926
Mammen, S.; Bauer, J.W.; Lass, D. Life Satisfaction among Rural Low-Income Mothers: The Influence of Health, Human, Personal, and Social Capital.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2009, Vol. 4, 365 - 386
Hsu, H. C. Trajectory of Life Satisfaction and its Relationship with Subjective Economic Status and Successful Aging.
Social Indicators Research, 2010, Vol. 99, 455 - 468
Röcke, C.; Lachman, M.E. Perceived Trajectories of Live Satisfaction Across Past, and Future: Profiles and Correlates of Subjective Change in Young, Middle Aged, and Older Adults.
Psychology and Aging, 2008, Vol. 23, 833 - 847
Fordyce, M.W. Personal Communication. 19-9-1996
Seder, J.P.; Oishi, S. Intensity of Smiling in Facebook Photos predicts Future Life Satisfaction.
Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2012, Vol. 3, 407 - 413
Tsutsui, Y.; Ohtake, F. Asking about changes in happiness in a daily web survey.
Discussion Paper no. 813, the Institute of social and economic Research, Osaka University, 2011, Japan.
Dockery, A.M. The Happiness of Young Australians: Empirical Evidence on the Role of Labour Market Experience.
The Economic Record, 2005, Vol. 81, 322 - 335
Kokko, K.; Korkalainen, A; Lyyra, A.L. Structure and Continuity of Well-Being in Mid-Adulthood: A Longitudinal Study.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2013, vol. 14, 99 - 114
Cummins, R.A. The Determinants of Happiness.
International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2012, Vol. 1, 86 - 101
Cummins, R.A.; Stokes, M.A.; Wooden, M. A Demonstration of Set-Points for Subjective Wellbeing.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2014, Vol. 15, 183 - 206
Bowling, A.P.; Farquhar, M. Associations with Changes in Life Satisfaction Among Three Samples of Elderly People Living at Home.
International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Vol. 11, 1077 - 1087
Galinha, I.; Pais-Ribeiro, J. The Structure and Stability of Subjective Well-Being: a Structure Equation Modelling Analysis.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2008, Vol. 3, 293 - 314
Krueger, A.B.; Schkade, D.A. The Reliability of Subjective Well-Being Measures.
Journal of Public Economics, 2008, Vol. 92, 1833 - 1845
Wunder, C. Does Subjective Well-being Dynamically Adjust to Circumstances?
Economics Letters, 2012, Vol. 117, 750 - 752
Alwin, D.F. Problems in the Estimation and Interpretation of the Reliability of Survey Data.
Quality & Quantity, 1989, Vol. 23, 277 - 331
Schneider, G.; Driesch, G.; Kruse, A. Old and Ill and Still Feeling Well? Determinants of Subjective Well-Being in >60 Year Olds: The Role of the Sense of Coherence.
American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2006, Vol. 14, 850 - 859
Schneider, G.; Driesch, G.; Kruse, A. What Influences Self-perception of Health in the Elderly? The role of Objective Health Condition, Subjective Well-being and Sense of Coherence.
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2004, Vol. 39, 227 - 237
Eid, M.; Diener, E. Global Judgements of Subjective Well-Being: Situational Variability and Long-Term Stability.
Social Indicators Research, 2004, Vol. 65, 245 - 277
Steca, P. Young Adults' Life Satisfaction: The Role of Self-Regulatory Efficacy Beliefs in Managing Affects and Relationships Across Time and Across Cultures.
Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 2015, Vol. 28, 824 - 861
Boland, A.; Cappeliez, P. Optimism and Neuroticism as Predictors of Coping and Adaptation in Older Women.
Personality and Individual Differences, 1997, Vol. 22, 909 - 919
Mishra, T.; Diebolt, C.; Parhi, M. Evolutionary Efficiency and Distributive Effects of Inertia in Cross-Country Life-Satisfaction.
Economies et Sociétés, 2014, Vol. 49, 1335 - 1356
Roysamb, E. Well-Being: Heritable and Changeable
Book: Stability of Happiness, 2014, Chapter 1, 9 - 36
Hentschel, S.; Eid, M.; Kutscher, T. The Influence of Major Life Events and Personality Traits on the Stability of Affective Well-Being.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2017, 18: 719-741
Chen, X.; Page, A. Stability and Instability of Subjective Well- Being in the Transition from Adolescence to Young Adulthood: Longitudinal Evidence from 20991 Young Australians.
PLOS One, 2016, 1 - 15
Anusic, I.; Schimmack, U. Stability and Change of Personality Traits, Self-Esteem, and Well-Being: Introducing the Meta-Analytic Stability and Change Model of Retest Correlations.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2016, Vol. 110, 766 - 781
Tanton, R.; Hogan, R.A.; Mohanty, I. Reasons for Homeostatic Failure in Subjective Wellbeing.
NATSEM, 2012, Working Paper 12/18, 1 -24
Cummins, R.A. The Theory of Subjective Wellbeing Homeostasis: A Contribution to Understanding Life Quality.
Chapter 4: A Life Devoted to Quality of Life, 2016, 61-79
Headey, B.; Muffels, R. Towards a Theory of Medium Term Life Satisfaction: Two-Way Causation Partly Explains Persistent Satisfaction or Dissatisfaction.
Social Indicator Research, 2016, Vol. 129, 937 - 960
Kapteyn, A.; Lee, J.; Tassot, C. Dimensions of Subjective Well-Being.
Social Indicators Research, 2015, Vol. 123, 625 - 660
Mishra, T.; Fuentes, R; Parhi, M. How Interdependent are Cross-Country Happiness Dynamics?
Social Indicators Research, 2015, Vol.122, 491 - 518
Ostir, G.V.; Smith, D.; Smith, P.M. Reliability of the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS) in medical rehabilitation
Clinical Rehabilitation, 2005, Vol.19, 767 -769
Rickard, N.S.; Vella-Brodrick, D.A. Changes in Well-Being: Complementing a Psychosocial Approach with Neurobiological Insights
Social Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 117, 437 - 457
Tomyn, A.; Cummins, R.A.; Weinberg, M.K. Intervention Efficacy Among ‘At Risk’ Adolescents: A Test of Subjective Wellbeing Homeostasis Theory
Social Indicators Research, 2015, Vol. 120, 883 - 895
Holtmann, J.; Bohn, J.; Koch, T. Bayesian Analysis of Longitudinal Multitrait- Multimethod Data with Ordinal Response Variables
British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 2017,Vol. 70, 42 - 80
Antaramian, S.; Huebner, E.S. Stability of adolescents' multidimensional life satisfaction reports
Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2009, Vol. 27, 421 - 425.
Capic, T.; Cummins, R.A.; Li, N. Confirmation of Subjective Wellbeing Set-Points: Foundational for Subjective Social Indicators
Social Indicators Research, 2018, Vol. 137, 1 - 28
Luhmann, M.; Intelisano, S. Hedonic Adaptation and the Set Point for Subjective Well-Being.
NOBASCHOLAR, 2018, In E. Diener, S. Oishi, & L. Tay (Eds.), Handbook of well-being. Salt Lake City, UT: DEF Publishers. 1 - 27
Hudson, N.W.; Anusic, I.; Donellan, M.B.; Lucas, R.E. Comparing the Reliability and Validity of Global Self-Report Measures of Subjective Well-Being With Experiential Day Reconstruction Measures
Assessment, 2017, online, 1-15
Veenhoven, R. Happiness Levels Stability
Alex C. Michalos (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research, 2014, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 1262 - 1265.
Anglim, J.; Cummins, R.A.; Weinberg, M.K. Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling of the Temporal Dynamics of Subjective Well-Being: A 10 Year Longitudinal Analysis.
Journal of Research in Personality, 2015, Vol. 59, 1 - 14
Ng, Z.J.; Hills, K.J.; Huebner, E.S. Confirmatory Factor Analytic Structure and Measurement Invariance of the Brief Multidimensional Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale (BMSLSS) in a Longitudinal Sample of Adolescents
Child Indicators Research, 2018, Vol. 11, 1237 - 1247
Dejonckheere, E.; Houben, M.; Mestdagh, M. Complex Affect Dynamics Add Limited Information to the Prediction of Psychological Well-Being
Nature Human Behaviour, 2019, Vol. 3, 478 - 491
Levin, K. A.; Currie, C. Reliability and Validity of an Adapted Version of the Cantril Ladder for Use with Adolescent Samples
Social Indicator Research, 2014, Vol. 119, 1047-1063