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CORRELATES OF HAPPINESS Behavioral correlates of happiness Happiness and Leisure Media use TV watching
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TV watching, television, media use

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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Espe, H.; Seiwert, M. Television Viewing Types, General Life Satisfaction, and Viewing Amount: An Empirical Study in West- Germany.
European Journal of Communication, 1987, Vol. 13, 95 - 110
Kubey, R.; Csikszentmihalyi, M. Television and the Quality of Life. How Viewing Shapes Everyday Experience.
Lawrence Erlbaum, 1990, Hillsdale, New Jersey, USA
Morgan, M. Heavy Television Viewing and Perceived Quality of Life.
Journalism Quarterly, 1984, Vol. 61, 499 - 504, 740
Rubin, A.M.; Rubin, R.B. Contextual Age and Television Use.
Human Communication Research, 1982, Vol. 8, 228 - 244
Rubin, A.M. Use of Daytime Television Soap Operas by College Students.
Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 1985, Vol. 29, 241 - 258
Rahtz, D.R.; Meadow, H.L.; Sirgy, M.J. Elderly Life Satisfaction and Television Viewership: Replication and Extension.
Shapiro, S.;Ed.: "AMA Winter Educators' Conference", American Marketing Association, 1988, USA, 409 - 413
Tan, A.S.; Tan, G.K. Television Use and Mental Health.
Journalism Quarterly, 1986, Vol. 63, 106 - 113
Buerkel-Rothfuss, N.L.; Mayes, S. Soap Opera Viewing: The Cultivation Effect.
Journal of Communication, 1981, Vol. 31, 108 -115
Greenberg, B.S.; Buerkel-Rothfuss, N.L.; Henderson, L.; Neuendorf, K. The Soaps: What's On and Who Cares?
Journal of Broadcasting, 1982, Vol. 26, 519 - 535
Lewis, L.D. Personal Satisfaction and Television Viewing Preferences.
PhD Dissertation, 1989, Bowling Green State University, USA
Lu, L.J.; Argyle, M. TV Watching, Soap Opera and Happiness.
The Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences, 1993, Vol. 9, 501 - 507
Kepplinger, H.M.; Weissbecker, H. Geborgte Erfahrungen. Der Einfluss enttäuschter Lebensentwürfe auf die Nutzung von Fershenunterhaltung. (Borrowed Experience. The Effect of Failed Ambitions on TV Use).
Medienpsychologie, 1997, Vol. 1, 57 - 85
Sirgy, M.J.; Kosenko, R.; Lee, D.J.; Meadow, H.L. Does Television Viewership Play a Role in the Perception of Quality of Life.
Journal of Advertising, 1998, Vol. 27, 125 - 142
Al-Khatib, J.; Clairborne, C.B.; D'Auria Stanton, A. The Impact of Television Viewership on Consumers' Materialism and Quality of Life Perceptions: An Examination in the Islamic Cultures.
Paper presented at ISQOLS Conference, December 2001, Washington, USA
Richins, M.L. Materialism, Desire and Discontent.
Hill, R.P.;Ed.: "Marketing and Consumer Research in the Public Interest", Sage, 1996, London, UK, 109 - 132
Layard, R. Happiness: Has Social Science a Clue?
London School of Economics, 2003, Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture 2002/3, London, UK
Layard, R. Happiness. Lessons from a New Science.
Penguin, 2005, New York, USA
Layard, R. Annexes to 'Happiness'.
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Baltatescu, S.M. Mass-Media Climate of Opinion and Subjective Well-Being.
Presentation International Conference "The Role of Mass Media and the New Information and Communication Technologies during the Democratization Process of the Societies in Central and Eastern Europe'', October 2001, Oradea, Romania
Huysmans, F. Toen was Geluk heel Gewoon. (Those Happy Days).
Schnabel, P.; Ed.: " Veel Geluk in Nederland", Social Cultural Planning Office, 2007, The Hague, Netherlands, 136 - 140
Bruni, L.; Stanca, L. Watching Alone: Relational Goods, Television and Happiness.
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2006, Vol. 30, 1 - 23
Benesch, C.; Frey, B.S.; Stutzer, A. TV Channels, Self Control and Happiness.
Paper International Conference "Policies for Happiness", 2007, Siena, Italy
Stutzer, A.; Frey, B.S. Recent Advances in the Economics of Individual Subjective Well-Being.
Social Research, 2010, Vol77,679 - 708
Gui, M; Stanca, L. Television Viewing, Satisfaction and Happiness: Facts and Fiction.
Working Paper: Bicocca, No. 167, 2009, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Frey, B.S.; Benesch, C.; Stutzer, A. Does Watching TV Make Us Happy?
Working Paper: No. 241, Institute for Economical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, 2005, Zurich, Switzerland
Frey, B.S. Happiness. A Revolution in Economics.
Munich Lectures in Economics, MIT Press, 2008, Cambridge, USA
Robinson, J.P.; Martin, S. What Do Happy People Do?
Social Indicators Research, 2008, Vol. 89, 565 - 571
Tankard, J.W.; Harris, M.C. A discriminant analysis of television-viewers and non-viewers.
JOB, 1980, Vol. 24, 399 - 409
Bruni, L.; Stanca, L. Income Aspirations, Television and Happiness: Evidence from the World Values Survey.
Paper, University of Milan Bicocca, Department of Economics, 2005, Milan, Italy
Iannotti, R.J.; Haug, E.; Janssen, I Interrelationships of Adolescent Physical Activity, Screen-based Sedentary Behavior and Social and Psychological Health.
International Journal of Public Health, 2009, Vol. 54, 191 - 198
Buijzen, M.A.; Valkenburg, P.M. The Unintended Effects of Television Advertising. A Parent-Child Survey.
Communication Research, 2003, Vol. 30, 483 - 503
Burroughs, J.E.; Rindfleisch, A.; Shrum, L.J. Does Television viewing promote Materialism? Cultivating American perceptions of the Good Life.
Advances in Consumer Research, 2002, vol. 29, 442 - 443
Kataria, M.; Regner, T. A Note on the Relationship between Television Viewing and individual Happiness.
Jena Economic Research Papers 2009-098, 2009, Jena Germany
Sirgy, M.J.; Gurel-Atay, E.; Webb, D. Linking Advertising, Materialism, and Life Satisfaction.
Social Indicators Research, 2012, Vol. 107, 79 - 101
Chen, X.; Hamanishi, S.; Sekine, M. Associations of Lifestyle Factors with quality of life (QOL) in Japanese children: a 3-year follow-up of the Toyama Birth Cohort Study.
Health & Development, 2005, Vol. 31, 433 - 439
Chayko, M. How You "Act Your Age" When You Watch TV.
Sociological Forum, 1993, Vol. 8, 573 - 593
Shrum, L.J.; Burroughs, J.E.; Lee, J.H. An Online Process Model of Second-Order Cultivation Effects: How Television Cultivates Materialism and Its Consequences for Life Satisfaction.
Human Communication Research, 2011, Vol. 37, 34 - 57
Guillen-Royo, M. Television, Sustainability and Happiness in Peru.
Social Indicators Research, 2019, Vol. 141, 895 - 917
Cunado, J.; Pérez de Gracia, F. Does Media Consumption Make Us Happy? Evidence for Spain.
Journal of Media Economics, 2012, Vol.25, 8 - 34
Wilczek, B. Media Use and Life Satisfaction: The Moderating Role of Social Events
International Review of Economics, 2018, Vol. 65, 157 - 184
Shah, D.V.; Holbert, R.L.; Kwak, N. "Connecting" and "Disconnecting" With Civic Life: Patterns of Internet Use and the Production of Social Capital.
Political Communication, 200, Vol. 18, 141 - 162
Bayraktaroglu, D.; Gunaydin, G.; Ong, A.D.; Selcuk, E. A Daily Diary Investigation of the Link Between Television Watching and Positive Affect
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2019, Vol. 20:1089-1101
Buijzen, M.A.; Valkenburg, P.M. The Effects of Television Advertising on Materialism, Parent - Child Conflict, and Unhappiness: A Review of Research
Applied Developmental Psychology, 2003, Vol. 24, 437 - 456
Ferguson, C.J.; Galindo, M.; Garza, A Concurrent and Prospective Analyses of Peer, Television and Social Media Influences on Body Dissatisfaction, Eating Disorder Symptoms and Life Satisfaction in Adolescent Girls
Journal of Youth Adolescence, 2014, Vol. 43, 1-14
Zambon, A; Boyce, W; Cavallo, F; Colombini, S; Lemma, P; Mazur, J; Morgan, E.; Vereecken, C The Contribution of Club Participation to Adolescent Health: Evidence from Six Countries
J Epidemiol Community Health 2010, Vol. 64, :89 - 95.
Chadi, A.; Hoffmann, M. Television, Health, and Happiness: A Natural Experiment in West Germany
Working Paper, 2021, Nr. 1148, DIW SOEP, Berlin Germany