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CORRELATES OF HAPPINESS Personal correlates of happiness Psychological characteristics Goals Object of goals
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Object of goals, aim, ambition, ideal
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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Betz, E.L. Two Tests of Maslow's Theory of Need Fulfillment.
Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1984, Vol. 24, 204 - 220
Chamberlain, K. Value Dimensions, Cultural Differences and the Prediction of Perceived Quality of Life.
Social Indicators Research, 1985, Vol. 17, 345 - 401
Romsa, G.; Blenman, M.; Bondy, P. Modeling Retirees' Life Satisfaction Levels: The Role of Recreational, Life Cycle and Socio-Environmental Elements.
Journal of Leisure Research, 1985, Vol. 17, 29 - 39
Russell, B. The Conquest of Happiness.
New American Library, 1951, New York, USA
Sarapata, A. Aspirations, Apprehensions and Hopes of the Poles.
Unpublished Manuscript, University of Warsaw, 1986, Poland
International Conferenc, Analysis of the Human Values based on a Survey Carried out in Thirteen Countries.
Leisure Development Center, 1986, Tokyo, Japan
Emmons, R.A. Personal Strivings, Daily Life Events, and Psychological and Physical Well-Being.
Journal of Personality, 1991, Vol. 59, 453 - 472
Salmela-Aro, K. Goal Contents, Well-Being, and Life Context During Transition to University: A Longitudinal Study.
International Journal of Behavioral Development, 1997, Vol. 20, 471 - 491
Howard, A.; Bray, D.W. Managerial Lives in Transition. Advancing Age and Changing Times.
Guilford Press, 1988, New York, USA
Kasser, T. Two Versions of the American Dream: Which Goals and Values Make for a High Quality of Life?
Diener, E.;Rathz, D.R.;Eds.: "Advances in Quality of Life Theory and Research", Kluwer, 2000, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 3 - 12
Emmons, R.A.; Cheung, C.K.; Tehrani, K. Assessing Spirituality Through Personal Goals: Implications for Research on Religion and Subjective Well-Being.
Social Indicators Research, 1998, Vol. 45, 391 - 422
Psychyl, T.A.; Little, B.R. Dimensional Specificity in the Prediction of Subjective Well-Being: Personal Projects in Pursuit of PhD.
Social Indicators Research, 1998, Vol. 45, 423 - 473
Keng, K.A.; Jiuan, T.S.; Jung, K.; Wirtz, J. The Influence of Materialistic Inclination on Values, Life Satisfaction and Aspirations. An Empirical Analysis.
Social Indicators Research, 2000, Vol. 49, 317 - 333
Schmuck, P.; Kasser, T.; Ryan, R.M. Intrinsic and Extrinsic Goals: Their Structure and Relationship to Well-Being in German and U.S. College Students.
Social Indicators Research, 2000, Vol. 50, 225 - 241
Frijters, P. Do Individuals Try to Maximize General Satisfaction?
Journal of Economic Psychology, 2000, Vol. 21, 281 - 304
King, L.A.; Richards, J.H.; Stemmerich, E. Daily Goals, Life Goals, and Worst Fears: Means, Ends and Subjective Well-Being.
Journal of Personality, 1998, Vol. 66, 713 - 744
Sirgy, M.J. The Psychology of Quality of Life.
Kluwer, 2002, Social Indicators Research Series, Vol. 12, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Huta, V.; Park, N.; Peterson, C.; Seligman, M.E.P. Pursuing Pleasure versus Eudaimonia: Which Leads to Greater Satisfaction?
Paper presented at 3rd Conference of Positive Psychology, 2002, Washington, USA
Stutzer, A.; Frey, B.S. Reported Subjective Well-Being: A Challenge for Economic Theory and Economic Policy.
Schmollers Jahrbuch, 2004, Vol. 124, 191 - 231
Sheldon, K.M.; Kasser, T. Goals, Congruence, and Positive Well-Being: New Empirical Support for Humanistic Theories.
Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 2001, Vol. 41, 30 - 50
Sheldon, K.M.; Elliot, A.J. Goal Striving, Need Satisfaction, and Longitudinal Well-Being: The Self-Concordance Model.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1999, Vol. 76, 482 - 497
Elliot, A.J.; Sheldon, K.M. Avoidance Personal Goals and Subjective Well-Being.
Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin, 1997, Vol. 23, 915 - 927
McAdams, D.P.; Bryant, F.B. Intimacy Motivation and Subjective Mental Health in a Nationwide Sample.
Journal of Personality, 1987, Vol. 55, 398 - 401
Rijavic, M.; Brdar, I.; Miljkovic, D. Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic Life Goals, Psychological Needs and Life Satisfaction
DelleFave, A.; Ed.: "Dimensions of Well-Being", Franco Angeli, 2006, Milano, Italy, 91 - 103
Garoarsdottir, R.; Dittmar, H.; Jankovic, J.F. Is This as Good as its Gets? Materialistic Values and Well-Being.
Dittmar, H.; Halliwell, E.: Eds.; "Consumer Culture, Identity and Well-Being", Psychology Press, 2008, New York, USA, 71 - 94
Miquelon, P.; Vallerand, R.J. Goal Motives, Well-Being, and Physical Health: Happiness and Self-Realization as Psychological Resources Under Challenge.
Motivation and Emotion, 2006, Vol. 30, 259 - 272
Veenhoven, R. Findings on Happiness and Children: Want for.
Worlddatabase of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Finding report C2, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Printout 2009,
Veenhoven, R. Findings on Happiness and Motivation.
World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Finding report M14, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Printout 2009,
Copestake, J.; Chou, W.J.; Guillen-Royo, M. The Relationship between Economic and Subjective Wellbeing Indicators in Peru.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2009, Vol. 4, 155 - 177
Salmela-Aro, K. Struggling with Self: The Personal Projects of Students Seeking Psychological Counseling.
Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 1992, Vol. 33, 330 - 338
Plagnol, A.C.; Easterlin, R.A. Aspirations, Attainments, and Satisfaction: Life Cycle Differences between American Women and Men.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2008, Vol. 9, 601 - 619
Sheldon, K.A.; Kasser, T. Getting Older, getting Better? Personal strivings and Psychological Maturity across Life Span.
Developmental Psychology, 2001, Vol.37,491 - 501
Merkas, M.; Miljkovic, D.; Raboteg-Saric, Z. The Relation of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Aspirations to Adolescent Life Satisfaction.
Brdar, I.;Ed.: ''The Human Pursuit of Well-Being. A Cultural Approach'', Springer, 2011, New York, USA, 107 - 119
Brdar, I. Life Goals and Well-Being. 'American Dream' in other Cultures Studies in Croatia.
PowerPoint presentation 4th European Conference on Positive Psychology, 2008, Opatija, Croatia
Brdar, I.; Miljkovic, D.; Rijavic, M. Life Goals and Well-Being: Are Extrinsic Aspirations always Detrimental to Well-Being?
Psychological Topics, 2009, Vol. 18, 317 - 334
Sheldon, K.M.; Kasser, T. Doing One's Duty: Chronological Age, Felt Autonomy, and Subjective Well-Being.
European Journal of Personality, 2005, Vol. 19, 97 - 115
Headey, B. The Set Point Theory of Well-Being Has Serious Flaws: On the Eve of a Scientific Revolution?
Social Indicators Research, 2010, Vol. 97, 7 - 21
Huta, V.; Ryan, R.M. Pursuing Pleasure or Virtue: The Differential and Overlapping Well-Being Benefits of Hedonic and Eudaimonic Motives.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2010, vol. 11, 735 - 762
Del Mar Salines-Jimenez, M.; Artés, J.; Salinas-Jiménez, J. Income, Motivation, and Satisfaction with Life: An Empirical Analysis.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2010, Vol. 11, 779 - 793
Masuda, A.D.; Sortheix, F.M. Work-Family Values, Priority Goals and Life Satisfaction: A Seven Year Follow-up of MBA Students.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2012, Vol. 13, 1131 - 1144
Naude, W.; Amoros, J.E.; Cristi, O. 'Surfeiting, the Appetite may Sicken': Entrepreneurship and the Happiness of Nations.
Small Business Economics, 2014, Vol. 42, 523 - 540
Lawton, M.P.; Moss, M.S.; Winter, L. Motivation in Later Life: Personal Projects and Well-Being.
Psychology and Aging, 2002, Vol. 17, 539 - 547
Piko, B.F.; Keresztes, N. Physical Activity, Psychosocial Health, and Life Goals among Youth.
Journal of Community Health, 2006, Vol. 3, 136 - 145
Rapkin, B.D.; Fischer, K. Framing the Construct of Life Satisfaction in Terms of Older Adults' Personal Goals.
Psychology and Aging, 1992, Vol. 7, 138 - 149
Salmela-Aro, K.; Nurmi, J.E. Employees’ Motivational Orientation and Well-Being at Work: A Person-Oriented Approach.
Journal of Organizational Change Management, 2004, Vol. 17, 471 - 489
Elliot, A.J.; Chirkov, V.I.; Kim, Y. A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Avoidance (Relative to Approach) Personal Goals.
Psychological Science, 2001, Vol. 12, 505 - 510
Kasser, T.; Ryan, R.M. Further Examining the American Dream: Differential Correlates of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Goals.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 1996, Vol. 22, 280 - 287
McGregor, I.; Little, B.R. Personal Projects, Happiness, and Meaning: On Doing Well and Being Yourself.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1998, Vol. 74, 494 - 512
Otrachshenko, V.; Popova, O. Life (Dis)satisfaction and Decision to Migrate: Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe.
The Journal of Socio-Economics, 2014, Vol. 48, 40 - 49
Sheldon, K.M.; Deci, E.L.; Ryan, R.M. The Independent Effects of Goal Contents and Motives on Well-Being: It's Both What You Pursue and Why You Pursue It.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2004, Vol. 30, 475 - 486
Billari, F. C. The Happiness Commonality: Fertility Decisions in Low-Fertility Settings.
How Generations and Gender Shape Demographic Change, 2009, Chapter 1, 8 - 31
Spangler, W.D.; Palrecha, R. The Relative Contributions of Extraversion, Neuroticism, and Personal Strivings to Happiness.
Personality and Individual Differences, 2004, Vol. 37, 1193 - 1203
Allan, B.A.; Duffy, R.D. Calling, Goals, and Life Satisfaction: A Moderated Mediation Model.
Journal of Career Assessment, 2012, Vol. 1, 1- 14
Hill, E.D.; Arellano, A.; Terrel, H.K. A Good Story: Using Future Life Narratives to Predict Present Well-Being.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2015, Vol. 16, 1615 - 1634
Paul, K.I.; Moser, K.; Vastamaki, J. Frustration of Life Goals Mediates the Negative Effect of Unemployment on Subjective Well-Being.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2016, Vol. 17, 447 - 462
Guillen-Royo, M. Television, Sustainability and Happiness in Peru.
Social Indicators Research, 2019, Vol. 141, 895 - 917
Kokonyei, G.; Pajkossy, P.; Reinhardt, M. Characteristics of Personal Strivings and Their Relationship with Life Satisfaction
Cognition, Brain, Behavior. An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2008, Vol. 12, No. 4, 409 - 433
Lapierre, S.; Bastin, E.; Bouffard, L. Personal Goals and Subjective Well-Being in Later Life
The International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1997, Vol. 45, No. 4, 287 - 303
Bahrami, Z.; Cranney, J. Integrated Conative Model of Well-Being: from Motives to Well-Being
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2018, Vol. 19, 961 - 981