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Bibliographic Subjects » CORRELATES OF HAPPINESS » Personal correlates of happiness » Physical characteristics » Physical characteristics » Appearance

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CORRELATES OF HAPPINESS Personal correlates of happiness Physical characteristics Physical characteristics Appearance
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Appearance, beauty, good looks, homely, ugly
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Publications that report an empirical study that used a valid measure of happiness, the results of which are eligible for inclusion in the findings archive

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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Elder, G.H.; Caspi, A.; Nguyen, T.V. Linking Family Hardship to Children's Lives.
Child Development, 1985, Vol. 56, 361 - 375
McKinley Runyan, W. The Life Satisfaction Chart: Perceptions of the Course of Subjective Experience.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1980, Vol. 11, 45 - 64
Mathes, E.W.; Kahn, A. Physical Attractiveness, Happiness, Neuroticism and Self-Esteem.
Journal of Psychology, 1975, Vol. 90, 27 - 30
Agnew, R.A. The Effect of Appearance of Personality and Behavior. Are the Beautiful Really Good?
Youth and Society, 1984, Vol. 15, 285 - 303
Diener, E.; Fujita, F.; Wolsic, B. Physical Attractiveness and Subjective Well-Being.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1995, Vol. 69, 120 - 129
Harker, L.A.; Keltner, D. Expression of Positive Emotion in Women's Yearbook Pictures and their Relationship to Personality and Life Outcomes across Adulthood.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2001, Vol. 80, 112 - 124
Veenhoven, R. Findings on Happiness and Appearance (Good Looks).
World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Finding report A7, Erasmus University, The Netherlands, Printout 2009,
Hamermesh, D.S.; Abrevaya, J. Beauty is the Promise of Happiness?
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5600, 2011, Bonn, Germany
Meyer, B; Entstrom, M.K.; Harstveit, M. Happiness and Despair on the Catwalk: Need Satisfaction, Well-being, and Personality Adjustment among Fashion Models.
The journal of Positive Psychology, 2007, Vol. 2, 2 - 17
Breines, J.G.; Crocker, J.; Garcia, J.A. Self-Objectification and Well-Being in Woman's Daily Lives.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2008, Vol. 34, 583 - 598