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CORRELATES OF HAPPINESS Personal correlates of happiness Physical characteristics Physical characteristics Weight
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Weight, underweight, obese, overweight, bmi
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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Hayes, D.; Ross, C.E. Body and Mind: The Effect of Exercise, Overweight and Physical Health on Psychological Well-Being.
Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 1986, Vol. 27, 387 - 400
Sarlio-Lähteenkorva, S. Weight Loss and Quality of Life among Obese People.
Social Indicators Research, 2001, Vol. 54, 329 - 354
Taylor, J.E.; Blackburn, G.L.; Haddock, C.K.; Poston, W.S. Psychometric Characteristics of the General Well-Being Schedule (GWB) with African-American Women.
Quality of Life Research, 2003, Vol. 12, 31 - 39
Cummins, R.A.; Davern, M.T.; Eckersley, R.; Lo, S.K.; Okerstrom, E.; Woerner, J. Australian Unity Wellbeing Index, Survey 10, Report 10.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Health and Body Weight.
Australian Center on Quality of Life, 2004, Melbourne, Australia
O'Brien, K.; Webbie, K. Health, Well-Being and Body Weight. Characteristics of Overweight and Obesity in Australia.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2004, Bulletin No. 13, Canberra, Australia
Cornelisse-Vermaat, J.R. Household Production, Health and Happiness. A Comparison of the Native Dutch and Non-Western Immigrants in the Netherlands.
PhD Thesis, University of Wageningen, 2005, Netherlands
Felton, A.; Graham, C. Variance in Obesity across Cohorts and Countries: A Norms-Based Explanation using Happiness Surveys.
Paper The Brookings Institution, 2005, Washington DC, USA
Cornelisse-Vermaat, J.R.; Antonides, G.; Maassen-VandenBrink, H.; VanOphem, J.A. Body Mass Index, Perceived Health, and Happiness: Their Determinants and Structural Relationships.
Social Indicators Research, 2006, Vol. 79, 143 - 158
Graham, C.; Felton, A. Variance in Obesity Across Cohorts and Countries: A Norms-Based Explanation Using Happiness Surveys.
CSED Working Paper, 2005, No. 42
Stutzer, A. When Temptation Overwhelms Will Power; Obesity and Happiness.
Paper, Conference on New Directions in the Study of Happiness, 2006, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, USA
Zullig, K.J.; Huebner, E.S.; Pun, S.M. Life Satisfaction, Dieting Behavior, and Weight Perceptions among College Students.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2007, Vol. 2, 17 - 31
Oswald, A.J.; Powdthavee, N Obesity, Unhappiness, and the Challenge of Affluence: Theory and Evidence.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2007, Bonn, Germany
Korkeila, M.; Kaprio, J.; Rissanen, A. Predictors of Major Weight Gain in Adult Finns: Stress, Life Satisfaction and Personality Traits.
International Journal of Obesity, 1998, Vol. 22, 949 - 957
Pinhey, T.K.; Colfax, R.S.; Rubinstein, D.H. Overweight and Happiness: The Reflected Self-Appraisal Hypothesis Reconstructed.
Social Science Quarterly, 1997, Vol. 78, 747 - 755.
Blanchflower, D.G.; Oswald, A.J.; VanLandeghem, B.G. Imitative Obesity and Relative Utility.
NBER Working Paper no14337, 2008, Cambridge, USA
Chang, H.H.; Nayga Jr., R.M. Childhood Obesity and Unhappiness: the Influence of Soft Drinks and Fast Food Consumption.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2010, Vol. 11, 261 - 275
Duckworth, A.; Geier, A.B.; Tsukayama, E. Self-Controlled Children Stay Leaner in the Transition to Adolescence.
Appetite, 2010, Vol. 54, 304 - 308
DeJonge, T.; Bruggink, J; Hupkens, C Living a Happy, Healthy and Satisfying Life.
Statistics Netherlands, 2009, Netherlands
Sujoldzic, A.; DeLucia, A. A Cross-Cultural Study of Adolescents: BMI, Body Image and Psychological Well-Being.
Collegium Antropologicum, 2007, Vol. 1, 123 - 130
Greeno, C.G.; Jackson, C.; Williams, E.L. The Effect of perceived Control over Eating on the Life Satisfaction of Women and Men: Results from a community Sample.
International Journal of Eating Disorder, 1998, Vol. 24, 415 - 419
Broe, G.A.; Creasy, H.; Grayson, D. Impact of Chronic Systemic and Neurological Disorders on Disability, Depression and Life Satisfaction.
International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 1998, Vol. 13, 667 - 673
Phelps, K.W.; Hodgson, J.L.; Lamson, A.L. Satisfaction with Life and Psychosocial Factors among Underserved Minorities with Type 2 Diabetes.
Social Indicators Research, 2012, Vol. 106, 359 - 370
Selini-Katsaiti, M. Obesity and Happiness.
Journal of Applied Economics, 2012, Vol. 44, 4104 - 4114
Clark, A.E.; Etile, F. Happy House: spousal Weight and individual Well-being.
Working Paper no. 2010-07, Paris School of Economics, 2010, Paris, France.
VanBeuningen, J.; Moonen, L. Gezondheid Belangrijker voor Geluk dan Leefstijl. (Health More Important for Happiness then Lifestyle.)
Bevolkingstrends, Central Bureau for Statistics (CBS), April 2013, the Hague, Netherlands
Ball, K.; Crawford, D.; Kenardy, J. Longitudinal Relationships Among Overweight, Life Satisfaction, and Aspirations in Young Women.
Obesity Research, 2004, Vol. 12, 1019 - 1030
Rosmond, R.; Lapidus, L. Mental Distress, Obesity and Body Fat Distribution in Middle-Aged Men.
Obesity Research, 1996, Vol.4, 245 - 252
Böckerman, P.; Johansson, E.; Saarni, S.E.; Saarni, S.I. The Negative Association of Obesity with Subjective Well- Being: Is it All About Health?
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2014, Vol. 15, 857 - 867
Bargain, O.; Zeldan, J. The Direct Effect of Obesity on Emotional Well-Being: Evidence from Mexico.
AMSE Working Paper, 2014, No 32, Marseille, France.
Sarlio-Lähteenkorva, S.; Kaprio, J.; Rissanen, A. A Descriptive Study of Weight Loss Maintenance: 6 and 15 Year Follow-up of Initially Overweight Adults.
International Journal of Obesity, 2000, Vol. 24, 116 - 125
VanGemert, W.G.; Adang, E.M.; Kop, M. A Prospective Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Vertical Banded Gastroplasty for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity.
Obesity Surgery, 1999, Vol. 9, 484 - 491
Stutzer, A.; Meier, A.N. Limited Self-Control, Obesity and the Loss of Happiness.
CREMA Working Paper, 2015, No.14, 1 - 31, Zurich, Switzerland.
Swami, V.; Stieger, S.; Tran, U.S.; Voracek, M. Associations Between Women's Body Image and Happiness: Results of the Body Image Survey (YBIS).
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2015, Vol. 16, 705 - 718
Berger, B.G. Subjective Well-Being in Obese Individuals: The Multiple Roles of Exercise.
Quest, 2004, Vol. 56, 50 - 76
Ogbeide, S.A.; Neumann, C.A.; Sandoval, B.E. Gender Differences between Body Weight and Psychological Well-Being during Young Adulthood: A Brief Report.
The New School Psychology Bulletin, 2010, Vol.8, 41 - 46
Peltzer, K.; Pengpid, S. Subjective Happiness and Health Behavior among a Sample of University Students in India.
Social Behavior and Personality, 2013, Vol. 41, 1045 - 1056
Forste, R.; Moore, E. Adolescent Obesity and Life Satisfaction: Perceptions of Self, Peers, Family, and School.
Economics and Human Biology, 2012, Vol.10, 385 - 394
Kropfhäußer, F.; Sunder, M. A Weighty Issue Revisited: the Dynamic Effect of Body Weight on Earnings and Satisfaction in Germany.
Applied Economics, 2015, Vol. 47, No. 41, 4364 - 4376
Blaauw, D.; Pretorius, A. The Determinants of Subjective Well-Being in South Africa - An Exploratory Enquiry.
Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences, 2013, Vol. 6, 179 - 194.
Li, S.; Chen, Y; He, G. Laugh and Grow Fat: Happiness Affects Body Mass Index Among Urban Chinese Adults.
Social Science and Medicine, 2018, Vol. 208, 55 - 63.
Shin EE, T. Effects of Social Behaviour on Health and Happiness.
PhD dissertation, 2017, Department of Economics, Monash University, Australia
Dobewall, H.; Aavik, T.; Tark, R. Health as a Value and Its Association with Health-Related Quality of Life, Mental Health, Physical Health, and Subjective Well-Being
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2018, Vol. 13, 859 - 872
Dierk, J.M.; Conradt, M.; Rauh, E. What Determines Well-being in Obesity? Associations with BMI, Social Skills, and Social Support.
Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 2006, Vol. 60, 219 - 227
Liang, Y.; Shen, J. Subjective Well-being and Its Determinants in China: An Empirical Study Based on Survey Data
Research in Applied Economics, 2016, Vol. 8, 1 - 18
Gromova, D.B.; Khorkina, N. The relattionship between body mass index and life satisfaction among adult Russians
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