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CORRELATES OF HAPPINESS Personal correlates of happiness Psychological characteristics Goals
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Goals, aim, ambition, aspiration, calling, life goal, passion, life plan, longing, target, want
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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Veenhoven, R. Conditions of Happiness.
Kluwer Academic, 1984 (reprint), Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Emmons, R.A.; Diener, E. A Goal-Affect Analysis of Everyday Choices.
Journal of Research in Personality, 1986, Vol. 20, 309 - 326
Diener, E.; Fujita, F. Resources, Personal Strivings, and Subjective Well-Being: A Nomothetic and Ideographic Approach.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1995, Vol. 68, 926 - 935
McIntosh, W.D.; Martin, L.L. The Cybernetics of Happiness. The Relation Between Goal Attainment, Rumination, and Affect.
Clark, M.S.; Ed.: "Emotion and Social Behavior", Sage, 1992, London, UK, 222 - 246
Huebner, E.S. Happiness and Life Satisfaction.
Bear, G.;Minke, K.;Eds.: "Children Needs II", National Association of School Psychologists, 1997, USA
Thayer, R.E. The Biopsychology of Mood and Arousal.
Oxford University Press, 1989, Oxford, UK
Staats, S. Quality of life and affect in older persons: Hope, time frames, and training effects.
Current Psychology: Research & Reviews, 1991, Vol. 10, 21 - 30
Ormel, J.; Lindenberg, S.; Steverink, N. Well-Being and Social Production Functions.
Unpublished paper, 1995, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Cantor, N.; Norem, J.K. Life Tasks and Daily Life Experience.
Journal of Personality, 1991, Vol. 59, 425 - 451
Emmons, R.A. La Contribution des Buts Personnels au Bonheur et au Sens à La Vie. (Personal Goals and Happiness).
Revue Québécoise de Psychologie, 1997, Vol. 18, 191 - 210
Oatley, K. Best Laid Schemes. The Psychology of Emotions.
Cambridge University Press, 1992, Cambridge, 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
Cantor, N.; Sanderson, C.A. Life Task Participation and Well-Being: The Importance of Taking Part in Daily Life.
Kahneman, D.;Diener, E.;Schwarz, N. (Eds).: " Well-Being: The Foundations of Hedonic Psychology", Russell Sage Foundation, 1999, New York, USA, 230 - 243
Oishi, S. Goals as Cornerstones of Subjective Well-Being: Linking Individuals and Cultures.
Diener, E.; Suh, E.M.; Eds.: "Culture and Subjective Well-Being", MIT Press, 2000, Cambridge, USA, 87 - 112
Brunstein, J.C.; Maier, G.W.; Schultheiss, O.C. The Pursuit of Personal Goals. A Motivational Approach to Well-Being and Life Adjustment.
Brandstädter, J.; Lerner, R.M.; Eds.: "Action and Self-Development", Sage, 1999, USA, 169 - 196
Maas, S.L. Do(e)l Gelukkig, een Literatuur onderzoek naar de Relatie tussen Doelen en Geluk. (Goals and Happiness, a Literature Review).
Thesis, Utrecht University, July 2001, Netherlands
Sheldon, K.M. The Self-Concordance Model of Healthy Goal Striving: When Personal Goals Correctly Represent the Person.
Schmuck, P.; Sheldon, K.M.; Eds.: " Life Goals and Well-Being", Hogreve & Huber, 2001, USA, 18 - 36
Schmuck, P.; Sheldon, K.M. Lifegoals and Well-Being. Towards a Positive Psychology of Human Striving.
Hogreve & Huber, 2001, USA
Emmons, R.A. The Personal Striving Approach to Personality
Pervin, L.A.;Ed.: "Goal Concepts in Personality and Social Psychology", Lawrence Erlbaum Associates,1989, Hillsdale, New Jersey, USA
Comte-Sponville, A. Le Bonheur Désespérément. (Desparate Happiness).
Libnio, 2000, France
Sirgy, M.J. Developing a Conceptual Framework of Employee Well-Being (EWB) by applying Goal Concepts and Findings from Personality-Social Psychology.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2006, Vol.1, 7 - 38
Montague, R. Happiness.
Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 1967, Vol. 67, 87 - 102
Veenhoven, R. Findings on Happiness and Life Goals.
World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Finding report L7, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Printout 2009,
Ambrosi-Randic, N; Plavsic, M. Strategies for Goal-Achievements in Older People with Different Levels of Well-Being.
Studia Psychologica, 2011, Vol. 53, 97 - 106
Suikkanen, J. An Improved Whole Life Satisfaction Theory of Happiness.
International Journal of Wellbeing, 2011, Vol. 1, 149 -166
Gabrielsen, L.E.; Ulleberg, P.; Watten, R.G. The Adolescent Life Goal Profile Scale: Development of a New Scale for Measurements of Life Goals Among Young People.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2012, Vol.13, 1053 - 1072
Austin, J.T.; Vancouver, J.B. Goal Constructs in Psychology: Structure, Process, and Content.
Psychological Bulletin, 1998, Vol. 120, 338 - 375
MacLeod, A.K. Goals and Plans: Their Relationship to Well-Being.
Efklides, A.;Moraitou, D.;Eds.: "A Positive Perspective on Quality of Life'', Springer, 2013, New York, USA, 33 - 50
Sirgy, M.J. Effects of Goals on Subjective QOL.
The Psychology of Quality of Life: Hedonic Well-Being, Life Satisfaction, and Eudaimonia, 2012, Chapter 13, 191 - 210
Eryilmaz, A. Satisfaction of Needs and Determining of Life Goals: A Model of Subjective Well-Being for Adolescents in High School.
Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice - 2011, Vol.11, 1757 - 1764
Eryilmaz, A. Investigating Adolescents’ Subjective Well-Being with Respect to Using Subjective Well-Being Increasing Strategies and Determining Life Goals.
The Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences, 2011, Vol. 24, 44 - 51
Steger, M.F.; Pickering, T.G.; Shin, D.C. Calling in Work: Secular or Sacred?
Journal of Career Assessment, 2010, Vol. 18, 82 - 96
Wang, W.; Li, J.; Sun, G. Achievement Goal and Life Satisfaction: The Mediating Role of Perception of Successful Agency and the Moderating Role of Emotion Reappraisal.
MPRA Paper, 2016, No. 72864, 1 - 23
Vallerand, R.J. On the Role of Passion in Performance.
Journal of Personality, 2007, Vol. 75, 505 - 534
Vallerand, R.J. Passion and Physical Health.
The Psychology of Passion, A dualistic Model, Chapter 9, 2015, 219 - 241
King, L.A. Interventions for Enhancing Subjective Well-Being Can We Make People Happier, and Should we?.
Micheal Eid, Randy J. Larsen, ''The Science of Subjective Well-Being'', 2008, The Guilford Press, London, Uk, 431 - 448
Kaflan, O.J.; Freund, A.M. The Way is the Goal: The Role of Goal Focus for Successful Goal Pursuit and Subjective Well-Being.
Diener, E. et al (Eds.), 2018, "Handbook of Well-Being", DEF Publishers, Salt Lake City, USA, Chapter