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CORRELATES OF HAPPINESS Personal correlates of happiness Physical characteristics Physical health
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Physical health, body, constitution, fitness
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Authors Title / Source Year Argyle, M. The Psychology of Happiness.
Methuen, 1987, London, UK
Bowling, A.P. Associations with Life Satisfaction among Very Elderly People Living in a Deprived Part of Inner London.
Social Science and Medicine, 1990, Vol. 31, 1003 - 1011
Bultena, G.L.; Oyler, M.A. Effects of Health on Disengagement and Morale.
Aging and Human Development, 1971, Vol. 2, 142 - 148
Counte, M.A.; Bieliauskas, L.A.; Pavlou, M. Stress and Personal Attitudes in Chronic Illness.
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1983, Vol. 64, 272 - 275
Diener, E. Subjective Well-Being.
Psychological Bulletin, 1984, Vol. 95, 542 - 575
Duckitt, J.H. Psychological Factors related to Subjective Health Perception among Elderly Women.
Humanitas, Republic of South Africa, 1983, Vol. 9, 441-449
Fontana, A.F.; Dowds, B.N.; Hughes, L.A.; Marcus, J.L. Psychological Impairment and Psychological Health in the Psychological Well-Being of the Physically Ill.
Psychosomatic Medicine, 1982, Vol. 42, 279 - 288
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
Henley, B.; Davis, M.S. Satisfaction and Dissatisfaction: A Study of the Chronically-Ill Aged Patient.
Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 1967, Vol. 8, 65 - 75
Larson, R. Thirty Years of Research on the Subjective Well-Being of Older Americans.
Journal of Gerontology, 1978, Vol. 33, 109 - 125
Luke, E.; Denbigh, K.; Norton, W. Medical and Social Factors Associated with Psychological Distress in a Sample of Community Aged.
Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 1981, Vol. 26, 244 - 250
Michalos, A.C. Life Changes, Illness and Personal Life-Satisfaction in a Rural Population.
Social Science and Medicine, 1979, Vol. 13, 175 - 181
Okun, M.A.; Haring-Hidore, M.J.; Stock, W.A.; Witter, R.A. Health and Subjective Well-Being: A Meta-Analysis.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1984, Vol. 19, 111 - 132
Snider, E.L. Explaining Life Satisfaction: It's the Elderly's Attitudes that Count.
Social Science Quarterly, 1980, Vol. 61, 253 - 263
Zapf, W.; Berger-Schmitt, R.; Glatzer, W.; Habich, R.; Noll, H.H. German Social Report. Living Conditions and Subjective Well-Being, 1978-1984.
Social Indicators Research, 1987, Vol. 19, 5 -171
Zautra, A.J.; Hempel, A. Subjective Well-Being and Physical Health: A Narrative Literature Review with Suggestions for Future Research.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1984, Vol. 19, 95 - 110
Thayer, R.E. The Biopsychology of Mood and Arousal.
Oxford University Press, 1989, Oxford, UK
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
Board, R.L. Health, Happiness and the Human Condition. A Theory Vying for Paradigm Status.
Dissertation, Western Institute for Social Research, 1996, Berkeley, California, USA
Felton, B.J. Cohort Variation in Happiness: Some Hypotheses and Exploratory Analyses.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1987, Vol. 25, 27 - 42
Nordenfelt, L. Quality of Life, Health and Happiness.
Avebury, 1993, UK
Brinkerhoff, M.B.; Fredell, K.A.; Frideres, J.S. Basic Minimum Needs, Quality of Life and Selected Correlates: Explorations in Villages in Northern India.
Social Indicators Research, 1997, Vol. 42, 245 - 281
Brock, D.W. Life and Death. Philosophical Essays in Biomedical Ethics.
Cambridge University Press, 1993, UK
Diener, E.; Lucas, R.E.; Smith, H.L.; Suh, E.M. Subjective Well-Being: Three Decades of Progress.
Psychological Bulletin, 1999, Vol. 125, 276 - 301
Sullivan, M.D.; Kempen, G.I.; Ormel, J.; VanSonderen, E. Models of Health-Related Quality of Life in a Population of Community-Dwelling Dutch Elderly.
Quality of Life Research, 2000, Vol. 9, 801 - 810
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
Michalos, A.C.; Hemingway, D.; Hubley, A.M.; Zumbo, B.D. Health and Other Aspects of the Quality of Life of Older People.
Social Indicators Research, 2001, Vol. 54, 239 - 274
Salovey, P.; Detweiler, J.B.; Rothman, A.J.; Steward, W.T. Emotional States and Physical Health.
American Psychologist, 2000, Vol. 55, 110 - 121
Graham, C.; Eggers, A.; Sukhtankar, S. Does Happiness Pay? An Exploration Based on Panel Data from Russia.
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2004, Vol. 55, 319 - 342
Diener, E.; Seligman, M.E.P. Beyond Money. Toward an Economy of Well-Being.
Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 2004, Vol. 5, 1 - 31
Gerdtham, U.G.; Johannesson, M. The Relationship between Happiness, Health, and Socio-Economic Factors: Results based on Swedish Microdata.
Journal of Socio-Economics, 2001, Vol. 30, 553 - 557
Smith, J.; Borchelt, M.; Maier, H. Health and Well-Being in the Young Old and Oldest Old.
Journal of Social Issues, 2002 Vol. 58, 715 - 732
Dolan, P.; Peasgood, T.; White, M.P. Review of Research on the Influences on Personal Well-Being and Application to Policy Making.
Report for Defra, 2006, UK
Hinkle, L.E.; Christenson, W.N.; Kane, F.D. An Investigation of the Relation Between Life Experience, Personality Characteristics, and General Susceptibility to Illness.
Psychosomatic Medicine, 1958, Vol. 20, 278 - 295
Veenhoven, R. Findings on Happiness and Body.
World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Finding report B3, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Printout 2009,
Veenhoven, R. Findings on Happiness and Physical Health.
World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Finding report P6, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Printout 2009,
Angeles, L. Adaptation and Anticipation Effects to Life Events in the United Kingdom.
Discussion Paper, Department of Economics, University of Glasgow, 2010, Glasgow, UK
DeMello, L.; Tiongson, E.R. What is the Value of ( My and My Family's) Good Health?
Kyklos, 2009, Vol. 62, 594 - 610
Schroevers, M.J.; Ranchor, A.V.; Sanderman, R. Adjustment to Cancer in the 8 Years following Diagnosis: A Longitudinal Study comparing Cancer Survivors with Healthy Individuals.
Social Science & Medicine, 2006, Vol. 63, 598 - 610
Walburg, J.A. Mentaal Vermogen Investeren in Geluk. (How to Invest Mental Ability in Happiness).
Nieuw Amsterdam Uitgevers, 2008, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lorenz, K.A.; Cunningham, W.E.; Hays, R.D.; Spritzer, K.L. Changes in Symptoms and Health-Related Quality of Life in Nationally Representative Sample of Adults in Treatment for HIV.
Quality of Life Research, 2006, Vol. 15, 951 - 958
Graham, C. Happiness and Health: Lessons-And Questions-For Public Policy.
Health Affairs, 2008, Vol. 27, 72 - 87
Strine, T.W.; Balluz, L.S.; Chapman, D.P. The Associations between Life Satisfaction and Health-related Quality of Life, Chronic Illness, and Health Behaviors among U.S. Community-dwelling Adults.
Journal of Community Health, 2008, Vol. 33, 40 - 50
Gwozdz, W.; Sousa-Poza, A. Ageing, Health and Life Satisfaction of the Oldest Old: An Analysis for Germany.
Social Indicators Research, 2010, Vol. 97, 397 - 417
Wang, C.W.; Iwaya, T.; Kumano, H.; Suzukamo, Y.; Tobimatsu, Y. Relationship of Health Status and Social Support to the Life Satisfaction of Older Adults.
The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine, 2002, Vol. 18, 141 - 149
Hajek, A. Der Einfluss von Armut und Reichtum auf die Lebenszufriedenheit. (The Influence of Poverty and Wealth on Satisfaction of Life.)
PhD Thesis, Leuphana University, 2012, Lüneburg, Germany
Windle, G.; Markland, D.A.; Woods, R.T. Living with ill-Health in Older Age: The Role of a Resilient Personality.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2010, vol. 11, 763 - 777
Lamers, S.M.; Bohlmeijer, E.T.; Keyes, C.L.; Westerhof, G.J. Mental Health and Illness in Relation to Physical Health across the Lifespan.
Sinnott, J. D; Ed.: "Positive Psychology Advances in Understanding Adult Motivation", Springer, 2013, New York, USA, 19 - 34
Steverink, N.; Bode, C.; Westerhof, G.J. The Personal Experience of Aging, Individual Resources, and Subjective Well-Being.
Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 2001, Vol. 56, 364 - 373
Anderson, J.St. C; Sullivan, F.; Usherwood, T.P. The Medical Outcomes Study Instrument (MOSI)--Use of a New Health Status Measure in Britain.
Family Practice, 1990, Vol. 7, 205 - 18
Chipperfield, J.G. Incongruence between Health Perceptions and Health Problems: Implications for Survival among Seniors.
Journal of Aging and Health, 1993, Vol. 5, 475 - 496
VanBeuningen, J.; Moonen, L. Gezondheid en Leefstijl gerelateerd aan Geluk. (Health and Lifestyle related to Happiness.)
Forum, 2013, Vol. 5, 261 - 262
Binder, M.; Coad, A. From Average Joe's Happiness to Miserable Jane and Cheerful John: Using Quantile Regressions to Analyze the Full Subjective Well-being Distribution.
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2011, Vol. 79, 275 - 290
Hernandez-Alava, M.; Sampson, C.J.; Wailoo, A. Happy and Healthy: A Joint Model of Health and Life Satisfaction.
HEDS DP, 2013, No. 13.12, Sheffield, UK
Mahon, N.E.; Yarcheski, A.; Yarcheski, T.J. Happiness as Related to Gender and Health in Early Adolescents.
Clinical Nursing Research, 2005, Vol. 14, 175 - 190
Sirgy, M.J. Effects of Genetics, Health, Biology, the Environment, and Drugs on Subjective QOL.
The Psychology of Quality of Life: Hedonic Well-Being, Life Satisfaction, and Eudaimonia, 2012, Chapter 8, 123 - 138
Keng, S. H.; Wu, S. Living Happily Ever After? The Effect of Taiwan's National Health Insurance on the Happiness of the Elderly.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2014, Vol. 15, 583 - 808
Dolan, P.; Metcalfe, R. Valuing Health: A Brief Report on Subjective Well-Being versus Preferences.
Medical Decision Making, 2012, Vol. 32, 578 - 582
Kuhlmey, A. Krankheit und Lebenszufriedenheit im Alter. Illness and Life Satisfaction in Old Age.
Grafschaft: Vektor-Verl., 2002, 13 - 27, Berlin, Germany
Steptoe, A.; Deaton, A.; Stone, A.A. Psychological Wellbeing, Health and Ageing.
Lancet, 2015, Vol. 385, 640 - 648
Alarcon, G. M.; Bowling, N.A.; Khazon, S. Great Expectations: A Meta-Analytic Examination of Optimism and Hope.
Personality and Individual Differences, 2013, Vol. 54, 821 - 827
Motzer, S.U.; Stewart, B.J. Sense of Coherence as a Predictor of Quality of Life in Persons With Coronary Heart Disease Surviving Cardiac Arrest.
Research in Nursing & Health, 1996, Vol.19, 207 - 290
Graham, C. Happiness around the world.
Oxford University Press, 2009, UK
Ryff, C.D.; Boylan, J.M. Linking Happiness to Health: Comparisons between Hedonic and Eudaimonic Well-Being.
Bruni L.; Porta P.L.Eds.: "Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Happiness and Quality of Life", Edward Elgar, 2016, Cheltenham UK, Northampton, USA, 53 - 70
Crivelli, L.; Della Bella, S.; Lucchini, M. Happiness and Health.
Bruni L.; Porta P.L.; Eds: "Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Happiness and Quality of Life"' Edward Elgar, 2016, Cheltenham, UK / Northampton, USA
Smith, J. Wellbeing and Health from Age 70 to 100: Findings from the Berlin Aging Study.
European Review, 2001, Vol. 9, 461 - 477
Huber, D; Henrich, G.; Herschbach, P. Measuring the Quality of Life: A Comparison between Physically and Mentally Chronically Ill Patients and Healthy Persons
Pharmacopsychiatry, 1988, Vol. 21, 453 - 455
Luchesi, B.M.L.; Alves de Oliveira, L.; DeMorais, D. Factors Associated with Happiness in the Elderly Persons Living in the Community
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2018, Vol. 74, 83-87
Mallari, R.B.C. Successful Aging and Life Satisfaction of Older Filipinos: Evidence from the Philippine Longitudinal Study of Aging 2007.
PhD dissertation, 2011, Population Institute College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines.
Celik, S.S.; Celik, Y.; Hikmet, N. Factors Affecting Life Satisfaction of Older Adults in Turkey.
The International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 2017, online, 1 - 23
Cross, M.P.; Grimm, M.; Hofschneider, L. Subjective Well-Being and Physical Health.
Diener, E. et al (Eds.), 2018, "Handbook of Well-Being", DEF Publishers,. Salt Lake City, USA:
Puvill, T.; DeCraen, A.J.M.; Lindenberg, J. Impact of Physical and Mental Health on Life Satisfaction in Old Age: A Population Based Observational Study.
BioMedCentral Geriatrics, 2016, Vol. 16 194, 1-9
Cho, J.; Margrett, J.; Martin, P. The Relationship between Physical Health and Psychological Well-Being among Oldest-Old Adults
Journal of Aging Research, 2011, Article ID 605041, 1 - 8
Melendez, J.C.; Oliver, A.; Tomás, J.M. Psychological and Physical Dimensions Explaining Life Satisfaction among the Elderly: A Structural Model Examination
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2009, Vol. 48, 291 - 295
Camacho, D.; Bhattacharya, A.; Lee, Y. High Life Satisfaction: Exploring the Role of Health, Social Integration and Perceived Safety among Mexican Midlife and Older Adults
Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 2019, Vol. 62, 521 - 542
Pinto, J.M.; Fontaine, A.M.; Neri, A.L. The Influence of Physical And Mental Health on Life Satisfaction Is Mediated by Self-Rated Health: A Study with Brazilian Elderly
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2016, Vol. 65, 104 - 110
Reis,A.; Lencastre,L.; Guerra,M.,M. Treatment Adherence, Meaning in Life and Affects in Quality of Life of Hiv/aids Patients
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2020, Vol. 21, 2405-2417