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Bibliographic Subjects » CORRELATES OF HAPPINESS » Situational correlates of happiness » Individual circumstances » Intimate environment » Happiness and Children » Having children » Childlessness

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CORRELATES OF HAPPINESS Situational correlates of happiness Individual circumstances Intimate environment Happiness and Children Having children Childlessness
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Childlessness, sterile, infertility, voluntary, unwanted
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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year VanBalen, F. Een Leven zonder Kinderen: Ongewilde Kinderloosheid, Beleving, Stress en Aanpassing.(Life without Children, Adjustment to Childlessness).
Dekker & VandeVegt, 1991, Assen, Netherlands
Bell, J.E.; Eisenberg, N. Life Satisfaction in Midlife Childless and Empty-Nest Men and Women.
Lifestyles: A Journal of Changing Patterns, 1985, Vol. 7, 146 - 155
Callan, V.J. Single Women, Voluntary Childlessness and Perception about Life and Marriage.
Journal of Biosocial Science, 1986, Vol. 18, 479 - 487
Czapinski, J. Illusions and Biases in Psychological Well-Being: An 'Onion'Theory of Happiness.
Paper presented at the Working Meeting of I.S.R. and I.S.S., 1991, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Geiss, L.S.; Floyd, H.H.; McSeveney, D.R. Parenthood and Marital Happiness.
International Journal of Sociology of the Family, 1983, Vol. 13, 159 - 176
Glenn, N.D.; Weaver, C.N. A Note on Family Situation and Global Happiness.
Social Forces, 1979, Vol. 57, 960 - 967
James, B.; Hughes, P.F. Psychological Well-Being as an Outcome Variable in the Treatment of Infertility by Clomiphine.
British Journal of Medical Psychology, 1982, Vol. 55, 357 -377
Keith, P.M. Patterns of Assistance among Parents and the Childless in very Old Age: Implications for Practice.
Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 1983, Vol. 6, 49 - 59
Rempel, J. Childless Elderly: What are They Missing?
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1985, Vol. 47, 343 - 348
VanKeep, P.A.; Schmidt-Elmendorff, H. Involuntary Childlessness.
Journal of Biosocial Science, 1975, Vol. 7, 37 - 48
Veenhoven, R. Is There an Innate Need for Children?
European Journal of Social Psychology, 1974, Vol. 14, 495 - 501
Link, P.W.; Darling, C.A. Couples Undergoing Treatment for Infertility: Dimensions of Life Satisfaction.
Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 1986, Vol. 12, 46 - 59
Andrews, F.M.; Abbey, A.; Halman, L.J. Stress from Infertility, Marriage Factors, and Subjective Well-Being of Wives and Husbands.
Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 1991, Vol. 32, 238 - 253
DeJong, G.F.; Cornwell, G.T.; Hanson, S.L.; Stokes-Shannon, C. Childless and One Child, but Not by Choice: A Note on Some Long-Term Consequences for Life Satisfaction of Rural-Reared Married Women.
Rural Sociology, 1984, Vol. 49, 441 - 451
Dykstra, P.A.; Liefbroer, A.C. Kinderloos en toch Gelukkig? (Childless but Still Happy?)
Mens en Maatschappij, 1998, Vol. 73, 108 - 129
VanBalen, F.; Trimbos-Kemper, T.C. Long-Term Infertile Couples: A Study of Their Well-Being.
Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 1993, Vol. 14, 53 - 60
VanBalen, F.; Trimbos-Kemper, T.C. Involuntarily Childless Couples: Their Desire to Have Children and Their Motives.
Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 1995, Vol. 16, 137 - 144
VanBalen, F.; Trimbos-Kemper, T.C. Factors Influencing the Well-Being of Long-Term Infertile Couples.
Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gyneacology, 1994, Vol. 15, 157 - 164
Abbey, A.; Andrews, F.M.; Halman, L.J. Psychosocial Predictors of Life Quality: How are They Effected by Infertility, Gender and Parenthood?
Journal of Family Issues, 1994, Vol. 15, 253 - 271
DeWit, L. Geld Maakt Gelukkiger dan Kinderen of Gezondheid. (Money Makes Happier than Children or Health).
Press release online Survey "Geluksmonitor", Trendbox, 2006, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Riederer, B. Tradition, Investitionsgut oder Herzensache? Der Wunsch nach Kinder zwischen Ideal und Realität. (tradition, Intention or a Matter of the Heart? The Desire for Children between Ideal and Reality).
Schulz, W.;et al;Eds.: " Österreich zur Jahrhundertwende", VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2005, Germany, 367 - 400
Hammarberg, K.; Astbury, J.; Baker, H.W. Women's Experience of IVF: A Follow-up Study.
Human Reproduction, 2001, Vol. 16, 374 - 383
Cloin, J.C.; Wennekers, C.H. Een Gelukkige Combinatie. (A Happy Combination).
Schnabel, P. ; Ed.: "Veel Geluk in Nederland", Social Cultural Planning Office, 2007, The Hague, Netherlands, 51 - 56
Veenhoven, R. Hoe diep zit de Kinderwens? ( Does the Want for Children draw on a Need?)
Freya Magazine, 2000, Vol. 16, 15 - 19.
Keizer, R. Remaining Childless. Causes and Consequences from a Life Course Perspective.
PhD Dissertation, 2010, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Dykstra, P.A.; Wagner, M. Pathway to Childlessness and Late-Life Outcomes.
Journal of Family Issues, 2007, Vol. 26, 1487 - 1517
Hansen, T.; Moum, T.; Slagsvold, B. Childlessness and Psychological Well-Being in Midlife and Old Age: An Examination of Parental Status Effects Across a Range of Outcomes.
Social Indicators Research, 2009, Vol. 94, 343 - 362
Humpert, S. Machen Kinder doch glücklich? (Do Children add to Happiness?)
Working Paper: SOEP, No.301, DIW, Berlin, 2010, Germany
Kroll, C. Volunteering, Happiness, and the ' Motherhood Penalty'.
Paper presented at the ' Volunteering Counts' Conference, 2010, Manchester, UK
Keizer, R.; Dykstra, P.A.; Poortman, A.R. Life Outcomes of Childless Men and Fathers.
European Sociological Review, 2010, Vol. 26, 1 - 15
Dykstra, P.A. The Wellbeing of Childness Men and Fathers in Mid-Life.
Ageing and Society, 2009, Vol. 29, 1227 - 1242
Koropeckyj-Cox, T. Loneliness and Depression in Middle and Old Age: Are the Childless More Vulnerable?
Journal of Gerontology, Social Sciences, 1998, Vol. 53B, 303 - 312
Koropeckyj-Cox, T. Beyond Parental Status: Psychological Well-Being in Middle and Old Age.
Journal of Marriage and Family, 2002, Vol. 62, 957 - 971
Somers, M. A Comparison of Voluntary Childfree Adults and Parents.
Journal of Marriage and Family, 1993, Vol. 55, 643 - 650
Connidis, I.; McMullin, J.A. To Have or Have not: Parent Status and the Subjective Well-being of older Men and Women.
The Gerontologist 1993, Vol. 33, 630 - 636
Zhang, W.; Liu, G. Childlessness, Psychological Well-being and Life Satisfaction among the Elderly in China
Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 2007, 22:185-203
Baranowska-Rataj, A.; Matysiak, A. Does Parenthood increase Happiness? Evidence for Poland.
Working Paper, Institute of Statistics and Demography, 2011, Warsaw, Poland
Bernhardt, E.; Fratczak, E. Family Status and Subjective Well-Being: Comparing Poland and Sweden.
Paper presented at IUSSP Conference , 2005, Tours, France
Mendes, E.; McGeeney, K.; Saad, L. Stay-at-Home Moms Report more Depression, Sadness, and Anger.
The Gallup Organization, 2012, , New York, USA
Brown, D.; Smith, C.; Woolf, J. An Empirical Investigation into the Determinants of Life Satisfaction in New Zealand.
New Zealand Economic Papers, 2012, Vol. 46 3239 - 251
Abbey, A.; Andrews, F.M.; Halman, L.J. Infertility and Parenthood: Does Becoming a Parent Increase Well-Being?
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1994, Vol. 62, 398 - 403
Andersson, M.A.; Glass, J.; Simon, R.W. Users Beware: Variable Effects of Parenthood on Happiness Within and Across International Datasets.
Social Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 115, 945 - 961
Michon, P. Mothers and Quality of Life 26 EU Countries.
Eckermann, E.; Ed: "Gender, Lifespan and Quality of Life: An International Perspective", Springer Science+Buisiness Media Dordrecht, 2014, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 83 - 98
Michon, P. Re-marry Fast, Die Young The Gender Related Happiness Inequalities Among Polish Adults.
Eckermann, E.; Ed: "Gender, Lifespan and Quality of Life: An International Perspective", Springer Science+Buisiness Media Dordrecht, 2014, Dordrecht, Netherlands, !57 - 172
Kravdal, O. Reflections on the Search for Fertility Effects on Happiness.
University of Oslo Department of Economics, 2013, No. 10, Oslo, Norway
Burman, B.; DeAnda, D. Parenthood or Non Parenthood: A Comparison of Intentional Families.
Lifestyles: A Journal of Changing Patterns, 1986, Vol. 8, 69 - 84
Nelson, S. K.; Dunn, E.W.; English, T.; Kushlev, K. In Defense of Parenthood: Children Are Associated With More Joy Than Misery.
Psychological Science, 2013, Vol. 24, 3 - 10
McQuillan, J.; Greil, A.L.; Stone, R.T. Infertility and Life Satisfaction Among Women.
Journal of Family Issues, 2007, Vol. 28, 955 - 981
Miller Campbell, S; Dunkel-Schetter, C.; Peplau, L.A. Perceived Control and Adjustment to Infertility among Women Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization
Eds: Stanton, A.L., Dunkel-Schetter, C. "Infertility. Perspectives from Stress and Coping Research". Plenum Press, 1991, New York, USA
Pushkar, D.; Bye, D.; Conway, M. Does Child Gender Predict Older Parents' Well-Being?
Social Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 118, 285 - 303