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CONCEPT of HAPPINESS Practicality of this concept Do people evaluate their life? Stability of happiness How permanent are happiness judgments?
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How permanent are happiness judgments?, stable, trait
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Authors Title / Source Year Andrews, F.M. Stability and Change in Levels and Structure of Subjective Well-Being: USA 1972 and 1988.
Social Indicators Research, 1991, Vol. 25, 1 - 30
Block, J. Lives through Time.
Bancroft Books, 1971, Berkeley, USA
Costa, P.T.; McCrae, R.R. An Approach to the Attribution of Aging, Period and Cohort Effects.
Psychological Bulletin, 1982, Vol. 92, 238 - 259
Costa, P.T.; McCrae, R.R. Personality as a Lifelong Determinant of Well-Being.
Malatesta, C.Z.;Izard C.E., Eds.: "Emotion in Adult Development", Sage, 1984, Beverly Hills, USA, 141 - 157
Costa, P.T.; McCrae, R.R.; Morris, A.H. Personal Adjustment to Aging: Longitudinal Prediction from Neuroticism and Extraversion.
Journal of Gerontology, 1981, Vol. 36, 78 - 85
Costa, P.T.; McCrae, R.R.; Zonderman, A.B. Environmental and Dispositional Influences on Well-being: Longitudinal Follow-up of an American National Sample.
British Journal of Psychology, 1987, Vol. 78, 299 - 306
Costa, P.T.; McCrae, R.R.; Zonderman, A.B. Longitudinal Analyses of Psychological Well-Being in a National Sample: Stability of Mean Levels.
Journal of Gerontology, 1987, Vol. 42, 50 - 55
Dobson, C.D. Attitudes and Perceptions.
Powers, E.A. et al (Eds).: "Late Life Transitions", Kluwer, 1985, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 123 - 136
Gehmacher, E. Wohlbefinden und Lebensqualität. (Feeling Well and Quality of Life).
Paper, Institut für Empirische Sozialforschung (IFES), 1988, Vienna, Austria
Glatzer, W. Lebenszufriedenheit und alternative Masse subjektiven Wohlbefindens. (Lifesatisfaction and Alternative Measures of Subjective Well-Being).
Glatzer, W.;Zapf, W.;Eds.:"Lebenqualität in der Bundesrepublik." Campus Verlag, 1984, Frankfurt, Germany, 177 - 191
Headey, B.; Wearing, A.J. A Stocks and Flows Model of Subjective Well-Being.
Paper presented at the International Congress of Psychology, 1988, Sydney, Australia
Headey, B.; Wearing, A.J. Chains of Well-Being, Chains of Ill-Being. An Australian Panel Study, 1981-1985.
Paper presented at the International Conference of Sociology, 1986, New Delhi, India
Headey, B.; Wearing, A.J. Understanding Happiness: A Theory of Subjective Well-Being.
Longman Cheshire, 1992, Melbourne, Australia
Hornstra, R.K.; Klassen, D. The Course of Depression.
Comprehensive Psychiatry, 1977, Vol. 18, 119 - 125
Husaini, B.A.; Linn, J.G.; Whitten-Stovall, R. Stress and Depression in Rural and Urban American Communities: Longitudinal Studies.
Paper presented at 11th Congress of International Sociological Association, 1986, New Delhi, India
Kendall, P. Role of Mood.
Kendall, P.: "Conflict and Mood", The Free Press, 1954, Glencoe, Illinois, USA, 68 - 101
Kozma, A.; Hannah, T.E.; McNeil, J.K.; Stone, S.; Stones, M.J. Long- and Short term Affective States in Happiness: Model Paradigm and Experimental Evidence.
Social Indicators Research, 1990, Vol. 22, 119 - 138
Larson, R. Thirty Years of Research on the Subjective Well-Being of Older Americans.
Journal of Gerontology, 1978, Vol. 33, 109 - 125
MacRae, D. Policy Indicators: Links between Social Science and Public Debate.
University of North Carolina Press, 1985, USA
McCrae, R.R.; Costa, P.T. Adding 'Liebe und Arbeit': The Full Five Factor Model and Well-Being.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 1991, Vol. 17, 227 - 232
McNeil, J.K.; Kozma, A.; Stones, M.J. Subjective Well-Being in Later Life: Issues Concerning Measurement and Prediction.
Social Indicators Research, 1986, Vol. 18, 35 - 70
Mortimer, J.T.; Lorence, J. Self-Concept Stability and Change from Late Adolescence to Early Adulthood.
Research in Community and Mental Health, 1981, Vol. 2, 5 - 42
Moum, T. Yea-saying and Mood-of-the-Day Effects in Self-Reported Quality of Life.
Social Indicators Research, 1988, Vol. 20, 117 - 139
Mussen, P.H.; Bieber, S.L.; Eichorn, D.H.; Honzik, M.P.; Meredith, W.M. Continuity and Change in Women's Characteristics over Four Decades.
International Journal of Behavioral Development, 1980, Vol. 3, 333 - 347
Mussen, P.H.; Eichorn, D.H.; Honzik, M.P. Early Adult Antecedents of Life Satisfaction at Age 70.
Journal of Gerontology, 1982, Vol. 37, 316 - 322
Offer, D.; Baskin-Offer, J. From Teenage to Young Manhood. A Psychological Study.
Basic Books, 1975, New York, USA
Rodgers, W.L.; Converse, P.E. Measures of the Perceived Overall Quality of Life.
Social Indicators Research, 1975, Vol. 2, 127 - 152
Schwarz, N.; Strack, F. Cognitive and Affective Processes in Judgements of Subjective Well-Being: a Preliminary Model.
Proceedings 10th International Association for Research and Economic Psychology, IAREP Colloquium, 1985, Linz, Austria
Simmons, R.G.; Blyth, D.A. Moving into Adolescence.
Aldine de Gruyter, 1987, New York, USA
Springer, N.N.; Roslow, S. A Study in the Estimation of Feelings.
Journal of Applied Psychology, 1935, Vol. 19, 379 - 384
Stones, M.J.; Kozma, A. Happiness and Activities as Propensities.
Journal of Gerontology, 1986, Vol. 41, 85 - 90
Thurnher, M. Turning Points and Developmental Change: Subjective and 'Objective' Assessments.
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 1983, Vol. 53, 52 - 60
Underwood, B.; Froming, W.J. The Mood Survey : A Personality Measure of Happy and Sad Moods.
Journal of Personality Assessment, 1980, Vol. 44, 404 - 414
Watson, D.; Clark, L.A. Negative Affectivity: The Disposition to Experience Aversive Emotional States.
Psychological Bulletin, 1984, Vol. 96, 465 - 490
Watson, D.; Clark, L.A.; Tellegen, A. Development and Validation of a Brief Measure of Positive and Negative Affect.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1988, Vol. 54, 1063 - 1070
Yardley, J.K.; Rice, R.W. The Relationship between Mood and Subjective Well-Being.
Social Indicators Research, 1991, Vol. 24, 101 - 111
Yeo, G.; Crapo, L.; Ingram, L.; Skurnick, J. Effects of Geriatric Clinic on Functional Health and Well-Being of Elders.
Journal of Gerontology, 1987, Vol. 42, 252 - 258
Tuddenham, R.D. The Constancy of Personality Ratings over Two Decades.
Genetic Psychology Monographs,1959, Vol. 60, 3 - 29
Maddox, G.L.; Douglass, E.B. Aging and Individual Differences.
Journal of Gerontology, 1974, Vol. 25, 555 - 563
Landua, D. Die Auswirkungen von Panelstudien auf die Antwortmuster von Zufriedenheitsangaben. (Panel effects in Satisfaction Measurement).
Discussion Paper 67, German Institute for Economic Research, 1993, Berlin, Germany
Wagner, D.; Schwarz, N.; Strack, F. Das Leid des Einen ist das Glück des Anderen: Soziale Vergleiche und Selbstdarstellung bei der Beurteilung des eigenen Wohlbefindens. (Social Comparison and Self presentation in Judgments of Own Well-Being.)
Paper University of Heidelberg, 1984, Germany
Diener, E. Assessing Subjective Well-Being: Progress and Opportunities.
Social Indicators Research, 1994, Vol. 31, 103 - 157
Goldsmith, H.H.; Campos, J.J. The Structure of Temporal Fear and Pleasure in Infants: A Psychometric Perspective.
Child Development, 1990, Vol. 61, 1944 - 1964
Huebner, E.S. Initial Development of the Student's Life Satisfaction Scale.
School Psychology International, 1991, Vol. 12, 231 - 240
Brief, A.P.; Butcher, A.H.; George, J.M.; Link, K.E. Integrating bottom-up and top-down theories of subjective well-being: The case of health.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1993, Vol. 64, 646 - 653
Pavot, W.; Diener, E. Review of the Satisfaction with Life Scale.
Psychological Assessment, 1993, Vol. 5, 164 - 172
Holahan, C.K.; Cronbach, L.J.; Sears, R.R. The Gifted Group in Later Maturity.
Stanford University Press, 1995, California, USA
Kivett, V.R.; Suggs, P.K. Caswell Revisited: A Ten-Year Follow-Up on the Rural By-Passed Elderly.
Research Report, University of North Carolina, 1986, Greensboro, USA
Csikszentmihalyi, M.; Larson, R. Validity and Reliability of the Experience-Sampling Method.
The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 1987, Vol. 175, 526 - 536
Stones, M.J.; Hirdes, J.; Kozma, A. Short Happiness and Affect Research Protocol. (SHARP)
Social Indicators Research, 1996, Vol. 37, 75 - 91
Hoopes, L.L.; Lounsbury, J.W. An Investigation of Life Satisfaction Following a Vacation: A Domain Specific Approach.
Journal of Community Psychology, 1989, Vol. 17, 129 - 140
Freeman, M.; Csikszentmihalyi, M.; Larson, R. Adolescence and its Recollections: Toward an Interpretive Model of Development.
Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 1986, Vol. 32, 267 - 185
Hagedorn, J.W. Happiness and Self-Deception: An Old Question Examined by a New Measure of Subjective Well-Being.
Social Indicators Research, 1996, Vol. 38, 139 - 160
Lykken, D.T.; Tellegen, A. Happiness is a Stochastic Phenomenon.
Psychological Science, 1996, Vol. 7, 186 - 189
Krebs, D.; Schmidt, P. Satisfaction in Germany.
Saris, W.E.;et al;Eds. :"A Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe", Eötvös University Press,1996, Hungary, 117 - 132
Saris, W.E.; Scherpenzeel, A.C. Methodological Procedures for Comparative Research.
Saris, W.E.;et al;Eds.:"A Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe", Eötvös University Press,1996, Hungary, 49 - 76
Adams, V.H. A Paradox in African American Quality of Life.
Social Indicators Research, 1997, Vol. 42, 205 - 219
Veenhoven, R. Two State-Trait Discussions on Happiness. A Reply to Stones et al.
Social Indicators Research, 1998, Vol. 43, 211 - 225
Lepper, H.S. Use of Other-Reports to Validate Subjective Well-Being Measures.
Social Indicators Research, 1998, Vol. 44, 367 - 379
Lykken, D.T. Happiness: What Studies on Twins Show Us About Nature, Nurture and the Happiness Set-Point.
Golden Books, 1999, New York, USA
Marks, G.N.; Fleming, N. Influences and Consequences of Well-Being Among Australian Young People: 1980 - 1995.
Social Indicators Research, 1999, Vol. 46, 301 - 323
Kozma, A.; Stone, S.; Stones, M.J. Stability in Components and Predictors of Subjective Well-Being (SWB): Implications for SWB Structure.
Diener, E.;Rathz, D.R.;Eds.: "Advances in Quality of Life Theory and Research", Kluwer, 2000, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 13 - 30
Stones, M.J.; Kozma, A. Happiness and Activities in Later Life: A Propensity Formulation.
Canadian Psychology, 1989, Vol. 30, 526 - 537
Grob, A. Der Einfluss bedeutsamer Lebensereigniss auf das Wohlbefinden und die bereichsspezifischen Kontrollmeinungen von Jugendlichen. (The Impact of Mayor Life -Events on the Well-Being and Control Belief of Adolescents).
Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Psychologie, Vol. 1991, Vol. 50, 48 - 63
Grob, A.; Flammer, A.; Kaiser, F.G.; Lüthi, R.; Mackinnon, A.; Wearing, A.J. Berner Fragebogen zum Wohlbefinden Jugendlicher (BFW). (Bern Questionnaire of Well-Being of Youth).
Diagnostica, 1991, Vol. 37, 66 - 75
Coenders, G.; Andreenkova, A.; Batista-Foguet, J.M.; Saris, W.E. Stability of Three-Wave Simplex Estimates of Reliability.
Structural Equation Modeling, 1999, Vol. 6, 135 - 157
Ventegodt, S. Measuring the Quality of Life. From Theory to Practice.
Forskningscentrets Forlag, 1995, Copenhagen, Denmark
Koivumaa-Honkanen, H.T.; Honkanen, R.J.; Kaprio, J.; Koskenvuo, M.; Viinamäki, K. Self-Reported Life Satisfaction and 20-Year Mortality in Healthy Finnish Adult.
American Journal of Epidemiology, 2000, Vol. 152, 983 -991
Okun, M.A.; George, L.K. Physician- and Self-Rating of Health, Neuroticism and Subjective Well-Being among Men and Woman.
Personality and Individual Differences, 1984, Vol. 5, 533 - 539
Veenhoven, R. Is Happiness a Trait? Test of the Theory that a Better Society does not Make People any Happier.
Social Indicators Research, 1994, Vol. 32, 101 - 160
Eid, M.; Diener, E. Intraindividual Variability in Affect: Reliability, Validity, and Personality Correlates.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1999, Vol. 76, 662 - 676
Magnus, K.; Diener, E. A Longitudinal Analysis of Personality, Life Events, and Subjective Well-Being.
Paper presented at 63rd Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, 1991, Chicago, USA
Edgerton, R.B. Quality of Life from a Longitudinal Research Perspective.
Schalock, R.L.; Ed.: "Quality of Life. Perspectives and Issues", AAMR, 1990, Washington DC, USA, 149 - 160
Trauer, T.; Chiu, E.; Duckmanton, R.A. A Study of the Quality of Life of the Severely Mental Ill.
International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 1998, Vol. 44, 79 - 91
Livson, N.; Peskin, H. Prediction of Adult Psychological Health in a Longitudinal Study.
Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 1967, Vol. 72, 509 - 518
Lyubomirsky, S.; Tucker, K.L. Implications of Individual Differences in Subjective Happiness for Perceiving, Interpreting, and Thinking about Life Events.
Motivation and Emotion, 1998, Vol. 22, 155 - 186
Heller, D.; Judge, T.A.; Watson, D. The Confounding Role of Personality and Trait Affectivity in the Relationship between Job and Life Satisfaction.
Journal of Organizational Behavior, 2002, Vol. 23, 815 - 835
Ruini, C.; Ottolini, F.; Rafanelli, C.; Tossani, E. The Relationship of Psychological Well-Being to Distress and Personality.
Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 2003, Vol. 72, 268 -275
Fujita, F.; Diener, E. Life Satisfaction Set Point: Stability and Change
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2005, Vol. 88, 158 - 164
VanSluijs, J. Effecten van Levenslooptransities op de Tevredenheid van Jong Volwassenen. (Effects of Life course Transition on Satisfaction of Adolescents).
Master thesis, University Tilburg, 2004, Netherlands
Cruise, S.M.; Lewis, C.A.; McGuckin, C. Internal Consistency, Reliability, and Temporal Stability of the Oxford Happiness Questionnaire. Short-Form: Test-Retest Data over Two Weeks.
Social Behaviour and Personality, 2006, Vol. 34, 123 - 126
Lewis, C.A.; McCollum, M.A. The Depression-Happiness Scale: Test-Retest Data over Two Weeks.
Psychological Reports, 1999, Vol. 85, 889 -892
Lewis, C.A.; Joseph, S. The Depression-Happiness Scale: A Measure of a State or Trait? Test-Retest Data over Two Years.
Psychological Reports, 1997, Vol. 81, 1313 - 1314
Lewis, C.A.; Francis, L.J.; Ziebertz, H.G. The Internal Consistency Reliability and Construct Validity of the German Translation of the Oxford Happiness Inventory.
North American Journal of Psychology, 2002, Vol. 4, 211 - 220
Hiu- Wai Lai, J.; Bond, M.H.; Heung-Hung Hui, N. The Role of Social Axioms in Predicting Life Satisfaction: A Longitudinal Study in Hong Kong.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2006, Vol. 8, 517 - 535
Lucas, R.E.; Donnellan, M.B. How Stable is Happiness? Using the STARTS Model to Estimate the Stability of Life Satisfaction.
Journal of Research in Personality, 2007, Vol. 41, 1091 - 1098
Steger, M.F.; Kashdan, T.B. Stability and Specificity of Meaning in Life and Life Satisfaction over One Year.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2007, Vol. 8, 161 - 179
Lyubomirsky, S.; Lepper, H.S. A Measure of Subjective Happiness: Preliminary Reliability and Construct Validation.
Social Indicators Research, 1999, Vol. 46, 137 - 155
Veenhoven, R. Findings on Happiness and Happiness Career.
World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Finding report H5, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Printout 2009,
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
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
Cummins, R.A.; Wooden, M. Personal Resilience in Times of Crisis: The Implications of SWB Homeostasis and Set-Points.
Journal of Happiness Studies: An Interdisciplinary Forum on Subjective Well-Being, 2013, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Huebner, E.S.; Funk, B.A.; Gilman, R. Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Psychosocial Correlates of Adolescent Life Satisfaction Reports.
Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2000, Vol.16, 53 - 64
Olena, K. Analysis of Life Satisfaction in Ukraine.
Thesis, National University ''kyiv-Mohyla Academy, 2005, 1 - 62, Ukraine.
Carter, S.D Reexamining the Temporal Aspects of Affect: Relationships Between Repeatedly Measured Affective State, Subjective Well-being, and Affective Disposition.
Personality and Individual Differences, 2004, Vol. 36, 381 - 391
Bayani, A.A.; Goodarzi, H.; Koockeky, A.M. The Reliability and Validity of the Satisfaction with Life Scale.
Journal of Iranian Psychologists, 2007, Vol. 3, 259 - 265
Kaczmarek, L. D.; Bujacz, A.; Eid, M. Comparative Latent State-Trait Analysis of Satisfaction with Life Measures: The Steen Happiness Index and the Satisfaction with Life State.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2015, Vol. 16, 443 - 453
Weber, M. The Good Character in German-Speaking Children and Adolescents: Assessment , Association with Life Satisfaction and Role in Specific Life Domains.
Thesis, 2012, Faculty of Arts, The University of Zurich, 1 - 157, Germany
Kurland, B.F; Gill, D.L.; Patrick, D.L. Longitudinal Change in Positive Affect in Community-Dwelling Older Persons.
JAGS, 2006, Vol. 54, 1847 - 1853
Headey, B.; Muffels, R. Towards a Theory of Life Satisfaction Accounting for Stability, Change and Volatility in 25-year Life Trajectories in Germany.
Social Indicators Research, 2018, Vol. 140, 837 - 866
Burckhardt, C.S.; Schultz, A.A.; Woods, S.L. Quality of Life of Adults with Chronic Illness: A Psychometric Study.
Research in Nursing, 1989, Vol. 12, 347 - 354
Hudson, N.W.; Donnellan, M.B.; Lucas, R.E. Day-To-Day Affect is Surprisingly Stable: A 2-Year Longitudinal Study of Well-Being
Social Psychological and Personality Science 1-10
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Personality and Individual Differences, 1983, Vol. 5, I l - 25
Learmonth, Y.C.; Alwick, E.A.; McAuley, E. Quality of Life and Health-Related Quality of Life over 1 Year in Older Women: Monitoring Stability and Reliability of Measurement.
Social Indicator Research, 2015, Vol. 123, 267 - 279
Galinha, I.; Esteves, F.; Pereira, C.R. Versão Reduzida da Escala Portuguesa de Afeto Positivo e Negativo - PANAS-­‐VRP: Análise Fatorial Confirmatória e Invariância Temporal.
Revista PSICOLOGIA, 2014, Vol. 28, 53 - 65
Galinha, I.; Esteves, F.; Pereira, C.R. Confirmatory Factor Analysis and Temporal Invariance of the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS).
Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica, 2013, Vol. 26, 671 - 679
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
Shek, D.T.; Wu, F.K.; Yu, L. A 4-year Longitudinal Study of Well-being of Chinese University Students in Hong Kong.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2017, Vol. 12, 867 - 884
Stieger, S.; Götz, F. M. Soccer results Affect Subjective Well-being, but only Briefly: A Smartphone Study during the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Frontiers in Psychology, 2015, Vol. 6, 497-505
Joshanloo, M. Investigating the Relationships Between Subjective Well-Being and Psychological Well-Being Over Two Decades
Emotion, 2019, Vol. 19, 183 - 187
Gnambs, T.; Buntins, K. The Measurement of Variability and Change in Life Satisfaction: A Comparison of Single-Item and Multi-Item Instruments
European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 2017, Vol. 33, 224-238
Wilner, L. The Dynamics of Individual Happiness
Working Paper,2019, Nr. 18, Crest, Montrouge, France.