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CORRELATES OF HAPPINESS Behavioral correlates of happiness Happiness and Leisure
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Happiness and Leisure, free time, holiday, vacation, weekend
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Authors Title / Source Year Argyle, M. The Psychology of Happiness.
Methuen, 1987, London, UK
Bélanger, L.; Delisle, M.A. Les Relations entre les Activités Obligatoires, les Loisirs. la Satisfaction de vivre et l'Ennui dans un Groupe de Pers.Agées. (Work, Leisure, Life Satisfaction and Boredom in a Group of Aged People).
Loisir et Société, 1979, Vol. 2, 427 - 447
Bränholm, I.B.; Fugl-Meyer, A.R. On Non-Work Activity Preferences: Relationship with Occupational Roles.
Thesis On Life Satisfaction, Occupational Roles and Activity Preferences, University of Umea, 1992, Sweden, 81 - 95
Fellows, E.W. A Study of Factors Related to a Feeling of Happiness.
Journal of Educational Research, 1956, Vol. 50, 213 - 234
Glancy, M.; Farrel, P.; Willits, F.K. Adolescent Activities and Adult Success and Happiness: Twenty Four Years Later.
Sociology and Social Research, 1986, Vol. 70, 242 - 250
Goodman, M.; Bley, N.; Dye, D. The Adjustment of Aged Users of Leisure Programs.
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 1974, Vol. 44, 142 -149
Graef, R.; Csikszentmihalyi, M.; McManama Gianinno, S. Measuring Intrinsic Motivation in Everyday Life.
Leisure Studies, 1983, Vol. 2, 155 - 168
Gregory, M.D. Occupational Behavior and Life Satisfaction among Retirees.
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 1983, Vol. 37, 548 - 553
Johnson, P.A. A Comparison of Personality Traits of Superior Skilled Women Athletes in Basketball, Bowling, Field Hockey, and Golf.
Research Quarterly, 1972, Vol. 43, 409 - 415
Maddox, G.L. Activity and Morale: A Longitudinal Study of Selected Elderly Subjects.
Social Forces, 1963, Vol. 42, 195 - 204
McGuire, F.A. Improving the Quality of Life for Residents of Long Term Care Facilities through Video Games.
Activities, Adaptation & Aging, 1984, Vol. 6, 1 - 7
McDowell, C.F. Leisure: Consciousness, Well-Being and Counseling.
Counseling Psychologist, 1981, Vol. 9, 3 - 31
McMillan, D.W.; Hiltonsmith, R.W. Adolescents at Home: An Exploratory Study of the Relationship between Perception of Family Social Climate, General Well-Being, and Actual Behavior in the Home Setting.
Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 1982, Vol. 11, 301 - 315
Mertens, F.; Wimmers, M.F. Leefstijl van Ouderen: Determinanten van Psychologisch Welbevinden: Resultaten van een Longitudinaal Onderzoek. (Lifestyle of Elderly: A Panel Study).
Paper Interfaculty Social Gerontology, 1986, University of Nijmegen, Netherlands
Moller, V. Spare Time Use and Perceived Well-Being among Black South African Youth.
Social Indicators Research, 1992, Vol. 26, 309 - 315
Napora, J.P. A Study of the Effect of a Program of Numerous Activity on the Subjective Well-Being of Senior Adults.
Dissertation, University of Maryland, 1984, USA
Noelle-Neumann, E. Politik und Glück. (Politics and Happiness).
Baier, H.;Ed.: "Freiheit und Sachzwang", West Deutscher Verlag, 1977, Opladen, Germany, 208 - 262
Ogilvie, D.M. Life Satisfaction and Identity Structure in Late Middle-Aged Men and Women.
Psychology and Aging, 1987, Vol. 2, 217 - 224
O'Brien, G.E. Leisure Attributes and Retirement Satisfaction.
Journal of Applied Psychology, 1981, Vol. 66, 371- 384
Peppers, L.G. Patterns of Leisure and Adjustment to Retirement.
Gerontologist, 1976, Vol. 16, 441 - 446
Reich, J.W.; Zautra, A.J. Life Events and Personal Causation: Some Relationships with Satisfaction and Distress.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1981, Vol. 41, 1002 - 1012
Cutler-Riddick, C. Life Satisfaction Determinants of Older Males and Females.
Leisure Sciences, 1985, Vol. 7, 47 - 63
Rosenberg, E.; Chelte, A.F. Avowed Happiness of Members of Sport and Non-Sport Voluntary Associations.
International Journal of Sport Psychology, 1980, Vol. 11, 263 - 275
Shamir, B. Unemployment and 'Free Time'. The Role of Protestant Work Ethic and Work Involvement.
Leisure Studies, 1985, Vol. 4, 333 - 345
Sneegas, J.J. The Relationship of Perceived Social Competence to Leisure Participation, to Leisure Satisfaction and Life Satisfaction in Older Adults.
Journal of Leisure Research, 1986, vol. 18, 248- -258
Spreitzer, E.; Snyder, E.E. Educational-Occupational Fit and Leisure Orientation as Related to Life Satisfaction.
Journal of Leisure Research, 1987, Vol. 19, 149 - 158
Ward, R.A.; Kilburn, H. Community Access and Satisfaction: Racial Difference in Later Life.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1983, Vol. 16, 209 - 219
Headey, B. An Economic Model of Subjective Well-Being: Integrating Economic and Psychological Theories.
Social Indicators Research, 1993, Vol. 28, 97 - 116
Ramzy-Saleh Guirguis, N.; Hermans, H.J. Correlates of Psychological Well-Being and Emotionality.
Gedrag: Tijdschrift voor Psychologie, 1973, Vol. 1, 64 - 91
Mielke, C. Wohlbefinden und Fitness. Eine empirische Analyse zur Lebens-, Gesundheits- und Freizeitzufriedenheit älterer Menschen. (Welfare and Fitness of Elderly).
Dissertation, University of Cologne, Medical Faculty, 1997, Germany
Tinsley, H.E.; Tinsley, D.J. A Theory of the Attributes, Benefits, and Causes of Leisure Experience.
Leisure Sciences, 1986, Vol. 8, 1 - 45
Noelle-Neumann, E. Glück, Was ist das eigentlich? (What is Happiness?)
Bild der Wissenschaft, 1978, nr. 8, 60 - 71
Noelle-Neumann, E. Stationen der Glücksforschung. Ein autobiographischer Beitrag. (Steps in Happiness Research: An Autobiography).
Bellebaum, A.; Muth, L.;Eds.: "Leseglück. Eine vergessene Erfahrung?", Westdeutscher Verlag, 1996, Opladen, Germany, 15 - 56
Lu, L.J.; Argyle, M. Leisure Satisfaction and Happiness as a Function of Leisure Activity.
The Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences, 1994, Vol. 10, 89 - 96
Noelle-Neumann, E. Happiness and Games of Chance.
Paper Institut für Demoskopie, 1980, Allensbach, Germany
Lloyd, K.M.; Auld, C.J. The Role of Leisure in Determining Quality of Life: Issues of Content and Measurement.
Social Indicators Research, 2002, Vol. 57, 43 - 71
Parnes, H.S.; Less, L. Variation in Selected Forms of Leisure Activity among Elderly Males.
Smith-Blau, Z.; Ed.: " Current Perspectives on Aging and the Life Cycle, Vol. 1", JAI Press, 1983, USA, 223 - 242
Veenhoven, R. Hedonism and Happiness.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2003, Vol. 4, 437 - 557
Cummins, R.A.; Davern, M.T.; Eckersley, R.; Lo, S.K. Australian Unity Wellbeing Index, Survey 4, Report 4.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. 1. Work and Leisure 2. The Impact of 11 September, One Year Later.
Australian Centre on Quality of Life, 2002, Melbourne, Australia
Graef, R.; Csikszentmihalyi, M.; McManama Gianinno, S. Energy Consumption in Leisure and Perceived Happiness.
Claxton, J. D.; et al; Eds.: "Consumers and Energy Conservation", Praeger, 1981, New York, USA, 47 - 55
Michalos, A.C.; Zumbo, B.D. Leisure Activities, Health and the Quality of Life.
Michalos, A.C.;Ed.: "Essays on the Quality of Life", Kluwer, 2003, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 217 - 238
Marks, N.; Shah, H.; Westall, A. The Power and Potential of Well-Being Indicators. Measuring Young People's Well-Being in Nottingham.
New Economics Foundation, 2004, London, UK
Boelhouwer, J. Social Indicators and Living Conditions in the Netherlands.
Social Indicators Research, 2002, Vol. 60, 89 - 113
Lu, L.J.; Hu, C.H. Personality, Leisure Experiences and Happiness.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2005, Vol. 6, 325 - 342
Wetsteijn, J. Het Goede Leven: de Relatie tussen Geluk en Leefstijl in Nederland. (The Good Life: the Relation between Happiness and Lifestyle in the Netherlands.)
Master Thesis, 2008, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Veenhoven, R. Findings on Happiness and Activity Level. ( What one does).
World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Finding report A2, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Printout 2009,
Veenhoven, R. Findings on Happiness and Culture Arts and Sciences.
World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Finding report C11, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Printout 2009,
Veenhoven, R. Findings on Happiness and Leisure.
World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Finding report L3 Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Printout 2009,
Rodriguez, A.; Latkova, P.; Sun, Y.Y. The Relationship between Leisure and Life Satisfaction: Application of Activity and Need Theory.
Social Indicators Research, 2008, Vol. 86, 163 - 175
Toepoel, V. Cultural Participation of Older Adults: Investigating the Contribution of Lowbrow and Highbrow Activities to Social Integration and Satisfaction with Life.
International Journal of Disability and Human Development, 2011, Vol. 10, 113 - 129
Poulsen, A. A.; Johnson, H.; Ziviani, J.M. Loneliness and Life Satisfaction of Boys with development coordination Disorder: the Impact of leisure Participation and perceived Freedom in Leisure.
Human Movement Science, 2008, Vol. 27, 325 - 343
Hills, P.; Argyle, M. Positive Moods Derived from Leisure and Their Relationship to Happiness and Personality.
Personality and Individual Differences, 1998, Vol. 25, 523 -535
Ragheb, M. G.; Griffith, C.A. The Contribution of leisure Participation and leisure Satisfaction to Life Satisfaction of older Persons.
Journal of Leisure Research, 1982, Vol.14, 295 - 306
Brasja-Zganec, A. Quality of Life and Leisure Activities: How do Leisure Activities Contribute to Subjective Well-Being?
Social Indicators Research, 2011, Vol. 102, 81 - 91
Klumb, P.L. Benefits from Productive and Consumptive Activities: Results from the Berlin Aging Study.
Social Indicators Research, 2004, Vol. 67, 107 - 127
Becchetti, L.; Giachin Ricca, E.; Pelloni, A. The Relationship Between Social Leisure and Life Satisfaction: Causality and Policy Implications.
Social Indicators Research, 2012, Vol. 108, 453 - 490
Wang, M.; Sunny Wong, M.C. Happiness and Leisure Across Countries: Evidence from International Survey Data.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2014, Vol. 15, 85 - 118
Agyar, E. Contribution of Perceived Freedom and Leisure Satisfaction to Life Satisfaction in a Sample of Turkish Women.
Social Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 116, 1 - 15
Nawijn, J.; Veenhoven, R. Happiness through Leisure.
Freire, T.; Ed.: " Positive Leisure Science", 2013, Springer, Netherlands, 193 - 209
Rodriguez, A. Leisure and Relationship to Quality-of-Life Satisfaction.
Bodrum, M.; Philips, R.; EDs: "Quality-of-Life Community Indicators for Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management", Springer, 2011, NY , USA, 23 - 39
Holder, M.D.; Coleman, B.; Sehn, Z.L. The Contribution of Active and Passive Leisure to Children's Well-being.
Journal of Health Psychology, 2009 , Vol.14, 378 - 386
Zimmer, Z.; Lin, B.C. Leisure Activity and Well-being among the Elderly in Taiwan: Testing Hypotheses in an Asian Setting.
Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 1996, Vol 11, 167 - 186
Newman, D.B.; Diener, E.; Tay, L. Leisure and Subjective Well-Being: A Model of Psychological Mechanism as Mediating Factors.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2014, Vol. 15, 555 - 578
Bogner, J.A.; Corrigan, J.D.; Mysiw, J. A Comparison of Substance Abuse and Violence in the Prediction of Long-Term Rehabilitation Outcomes After Traumatic Brain Injury.
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2001, Vol 82, 571 - 577
Ateca-Amestoy, V.; , M.M.; Gerstenblüth, M.; Mussio, I. How do Cultural Activities Influence Happiness? The Relation Between Self-reported Well-being and Leisure.
Decon Working Papers, 2014, No. 06, Uruguay
Nimrod, G.; Adoni, H. Leisure-styles and Life Satisfaction among Recent Retirees in Israel.
Ageing and Society, 2006, Vol. 26, 607- 630
Nimrod, G. Expanding, Reducing, Concentrating and Diffusing: Post Retirement Leisure Behavior and Life Satisfaction.
Leisure Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2007, Vo. 29, 91 - 111
Nimrod, G. Retirees' Leisure: Activities, Benefits, and their Contribution to Life Satisfaction.
Leisure Studies, 2007, Vol. 26, 65 - 80
Nimrod, G.; Janke, M.C.; Kleiber, D.A. Retirement, Activity, and Subjective Well-Being in Israel and the United States.
World Leisure, 2008, Vol. 1, 18 - 32
Baker, D.A.; Palmer, R.J. Examining the Effects of Perceptions of Community and Recreation Participation on Quality of Life.
Social Indicators Research, 2006, Vol. 75, 395 - 418
Sener, A.; Karabulut, E.; Terzioglu, F. Life Satisfaction and Leisure Activities During Men’s Retirement: A Turkish Sample.
Aging & Mental Health, 2007, Vol. 11, 30 - 36
Mishra, S. Leisure Activities and Life Satisfaction in Old Age: A Case Study of Retired Government Employees Living in Urban Areas.
Activities, Adaptation & Aging, 1992, Vol. 16, 7 - 26
Cutler-Riddick, C.; Steward, D. C. An Examination of the Life Satisfaction and Importance of Leisure in the Lives of Older Female Retirees: A Comparison of Black to Whites
Journal of Leisure Research,1994, Vol. 26, 75 - 87
Kuykendall, L.; Ng, V.; Tay, L. Leisure Engagement and Subjective Well- Being: A Meta-Analysis.
Psychological Bulletin, 2015, Vol. 141, 364 - 403
Heo, J.; Lee, Y.; McCormick, B.P. Daily Experience of Serious Leisure, Flow and Subjective Well-Being of Older Adults.
Leisure Studies, 2010, Vol. 29, 207 - 225
Pagán, R. How do Leisure Activities Impact on Life Satisfaction? Evidence for German People with Disabilities.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2015, Vol. 10, 557 - 572
Lardies-Bosque, R.; Fernandez-Mayoralas, G.; Forjaz, M.J.; Rojo-Perez, F. Leisure Activities and Quality of Life Among Older Adults in Spain.
Filomena Maggino, Ed.: "Social Indicators Research Series 57, A New Research Agenda for Improvements in Quality of Life", Springer International Publishing AG Switzerland, Swiss, 2015, 163 - 189
Kim, B.; Chung, S.; Lee, Y. An Exploratory Study Examining the Relationships between the Leisure‐related Variables and Subjective Well‐being of Community residents.
Annals of Leisure Research, 2010, Vol. 13, 613 - 629
Shin, K.; You, S. Leisure Type, Leisure Satisfaction and Adolescents’ Psychological Wellbeing.
Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, Vol. 7, 53 -62.
Schreier, M. (Subjective) Well Being.
Pyschology of Entertainment, 2006, Chapter 22, 389 - 404
Brown, J.L.; Macdonald, R.; Mitchell, R. Are People Who Participate in Cultural Activities More Satisfied with Life?
Social Indicators Research. 2015, Vol. 122. 135 - 146
Kim, J.; Heo, J.; Lee, I.H. Predicting Personal Growth and Happiness by Using Serious Leisure Model.
Social Indicator Research, 2015, Vol. 122, 147 - 157
Kim, J.; Kim, M.; Malonebeach, E. A Study of Health Perception, Disability Acceptance, and Life Satisfaction Based on Types of Leisure Activity Among Koreans with a Physical Disability.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2016, Vol. 11, 791 - 804
Poulsen, A. A.; Cuskelly, M.; Ziviani, J.M. General self-concept and life satisfaction for boys with differing levels of physical coordination: The role of goal orientations and leisure participation
Human Movement Science, 2006, Vol. 25, 839 - 860
Anand, P.; Gray, A.; Liberini, F. Wellbeing Over 50.
The Journal of Economics of Ageing, 2015, Vol. 6, 68 - 78
Leversen, I.; Birkeland, M.S.; Danielsen, A.G. Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction in Leisure Activities and Adolescents' Life Satisfaction.
Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2012, Volume 41, 1588 - 1599
Kekalainen, T.M.; Kokko, K.; Wilska, T.A. Leisure Consumption and well-Being among Older Adults: Does Age or Life Situation Matter?
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2017, Vol. 12, 671 - 691
Chen, K.Y. The Relationship Between Serious Leisure Characteristics and Subjective Well-Being of Older Adult Volunteers: The Moderating Effect of Spousal Support.
Social Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 119, 197 - 210
Smeets, P.; Bekkers, R.; Norton, M.I.; Whillans, A.V. Time Use and Happiness of Millionaires
Working Paper 2018 Nr. 18-111, Harvard Business School, Boston, United States of America
Huang, S.; Stodolska, M.; Wei, X.; Yu, Y. Leisure Time, Leisure Activities, and Happiness In China
Journal of Leisure Research, 2015, Vol. 47, 556-576
Parsons, H.; Filep, S.; Mackenzie, S.H. Subjective Well-Being and Leisure
Filho, W.L. et al. (Eds.), 2019, Good Health and Well-Being, Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Reyes, J.A.L. Exploring Leisure Time Activities and Sociodemographic Indicators of Subjective Happiness and Self-Perceived Health Among Filipinos
Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies, 2016, Vol. 9, 269-288
Masuda, Y.J.; Tallis, H.; Williams, J.R. Does Life Satisfaction Vary with Time and Income? Investigating the Relationship Among Free Time, Income, and Life Satisfaction
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2021, Vol. 22, 2051 - 2073
Orlowska, M.; Bleszynski, J.J. Free Time as an Important Element of the Sense of Wellness in Contemporary Poland
International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences,2020, Vol. 9, 1 - 12