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PREVALENCE of HAPPINESS Are people typically positive about their life?
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Are people typically positive about their life?, favorable, negative, neutral, rosy
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Authors Title / Source Year Bless, H.; Schwarz, N. Ist Schlechte Stimmung die Ausnahme? Eine Meta-analyse von Stimmungsuntersuchungen. (Is a Bad Mood the Exception? A Meta-analysis of Mood Investigations.)
Paper, University Heidelberg, 1984, Germany
Csikszentmihalyi, M. Beyond Boredom and Anxiety.
Jossey Bass, 1975, San Francisco, USA
Fordyce, M.W. A Review of Research on the Happiness Measures: A Sixty Second Index of Happiness and Mental Health.
Social Indicators Research, 1988, Vol. 20, 355 - 381
Gallup, Human Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public Opinion Quarterly, 1976, Vol. 40, 459 - 467
Hofstätter, P.R. Bedingungen der Zufriedenheit. (Conditions for Contentment.)
Interfrom Verlag, 1986, Zürich, Switzerland
MacKaye, J. The Economy of Happiness.
Little & Brow, 1906, Boston, USA
Moum, T. Is Subjective Well-Being a Predictor of Non-Response in Broad Population Surveys.
Social Indicators Research, 1994, Vol. 32, 1 - 20
Myers, D.G. The Pursuit of Happiness. Who is Happy and Why?
William Morrow, 1992, New York, USA
Siegler, I.C. Threats to External Validity in Survey Research with the Elderly: The Effects of Selective Drop-out on Health, Morale, Social Relations and Environmental Circumstances.
PhD Dissertation, Syracuse University, 1974, USA
Silbermann, I. On 'Happiness'.
Psychoanalytic Studies of the Child, 1985, Vol. 40, 45 -472
Soper, W.B. Preliminary Study of Ratings of Satisfaction by Male University Faculty.
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1979, Vol. 48, 425 - 426
Stones, M.J.; Kozma, A. A Magical Model of Happiness.
Social Indicators Research, 1991, Vol. 25, 31 - 50
Swoboda, H. Die Qualität des Lebens: vom Wohlstand zum Wohlbefinden.(The Quality of Life, from Welfare to Well-being.)
Suhrkamp, 1974, Stuttgart, Germany, 86 - 113
Veenhoven, R. Is Happiness Relative?
Social Indicators Research, 1991, Vol. 24, 1 - 34.
Wessman, A.E.; Ricks, D.F. Mood and Personality.
Holt, Rinehart and Wilson, 1966, New York, USA
Cummins, R.A. On the Trait of the Gold Standard for Subjective Well-Being.
Social Indicators Research, 1995, Vol. 35, 179 - 200
Szasz, T.S. Pain and Pleasure: A Study of Bodily Feelings.
Basic Books, 1957, New York, USA
Lykken, D.T. Happiness: What Studies on Twins Show Us About Nature, Nurture and the Happiness Set-Point.
Golden Books, 1999, New York, USA
Myers, D.G. The Funds, Friends, and Faith of Happy People.
The American Psychologist, 2000, Vol. 55, 56 - 67
Staudinger, U.M. Das Paradox des subjektiven Wohlbefindens. (The Paradox of Subjective Well-Being).
Psychologische Rundschau, 2000, Vol. 51, 185 - 197
Zelenski, J.M.; Larsen, R.J. The Distribution of Basic Emotions in Every Day Life: A State and Trait Perspective from Experience Sampling Data.
Journal of Research in Personality, 2000, Vol. 34, 178 - 197
Diener, E.; Fujita, F.; Sandvik, E. What Subjective Well-Being Researchers Can Tell Emotion Researchers about Affect.
Paper 8th Conference International Society for Research on Emotion, 1994, USA
Diener, E.; Diener, C. Most People Are Happy.
Psychological Science, 1996, Vol. 7, 181 - 185
Veenhoven, R. Happiness as an Aim in Public Policy: the Greatest Happiness Principle.
Linley, R.A.; Joseph, S.; Eds.: "Positive Psychology in Practice", Wiley, 2004, USA, 658 - 678
Biswas-Diener, R.; Diener, E.; Vitterso, J. Most People are Pretty Happy, but There is Cultural Variation:: The Inughuit, The Amish and the Maasai.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2005, Vol. 6, 205 - 226
Veenhoven, R. Le Bonheur du plus grand Nombre comme But des Politiques Sociales. (The Greatest Happiness Principle: Happiness as an Public Policy).
Revue Québécoise de Psychologie, 2007, Vol. 28, 35- 60
Lavallee, L.F.; Hatch, P.M; McKinley, T.; Michalos, A.C. Development of the Contentment with Life Assessment Scale (CLAS): Using Daily Life Experiences to Verify Levels of Self-Reported Life Satisfaction.
Social Indicators Research, 2007, Vol. 83, 201 - 244
Chen, Z.; Davey, G. Normative Life Satisfaction in Chinese Societies.
Social Indicators Research, 2008, Vol. 89, 557 - 564
Haybron, D.M. Happiness. A Very Short Introduction.
Oxford University Press, 2013, UK
Diener, E.; Kanazawa, S.; Suh, E.M. Why People Are in a Generally Good Mood.
Personality and Social Psychology Review 2015, Vol. 19, 235 - 256
Diener, E.; Choi, H.; Diener, C. Revisiting "Most People Are Happy" - And Discovering When They Are Not.
Perspectives on Psychological Science, 2018, Vol. 13, 166 - 170
Ponocny, I.; Stross, B.; Weismayer, Ch. Are Most People Happy? Exploring the Meaning of Subjective Well-Being Ratings
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2016, Vol. 17, 2635 - 2653