Psychology of life satisfaction /

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Imprint:New York : Nova Science Publisher's, c2012.
Description:1 online resource
Language:English
Series:Psychology research progress
Psychology research progress series.
Subject:Satisfaction.
Positive psychology.
Well-being.
Happiness.
Quality of life.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Reference.
Happiness.
Positive psychology.
Quality of life.
Satisfaction.
Well-being.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11179602
Hidden Bibliographic Details
Other authors / contributors:Vassar, Matt, 1975-
ISBN:9781620813485
1620813483
9781620813072
1620813076
Digital file characteristics:data file
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Other form:Print version: Psychology of life satisfaction New York : Nova Science Publisher's, c2012. 9781620813072 (hardcover)
Table of Contents:
  • PSYCHOLOGY OF LIFE SATISFACTION; PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH PROGRESS; PSYCHOLOGY OF LIFE SATISFACTION; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; PREFACE; CHAPTER 1. THE AFFECTIVE TEMPERAMENTS AND SELF-ACCEPTANCE: ADOLESCENTS' LIFE SATISFACTION AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; Subjective Well-Being and Psychological Well-Being; The Present Study; METHOD; Participants and Procedure; Instruments; RESULTS; Differences between AFTs; PWB and Self-Acceptance as a Predictor of LS; DISCUSSION; Limitations; Suggestions for Further Investigation; CONCLUSION.
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTSREFERENCES; CHAPTER 2. THE FAMILY ENVIRONMENT IN ADOLESCENCE AS A PREDICTOR OF LIFE SATISFACTION IN ADULTHOOD; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; RESEARCH QUESTIONS; METHODS; RESULTS; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 3. SUCCESSFUL AGING AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN LATER YEARS IN TAIWAN; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; IS IT POSSIBLE TO EXPERIENCE AGING AS A POSITIVE PROCESS?; LEISURE: THE INCREMENTAL VALUE BEYOND OTHER SOCIAL RESOURCES FOR SUCCESSFUL AGING; CONCLUSION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES.
  • CHAPTER 4. MOVE IT OR LOSE IT: A DEVELOPMENTAL PERSPECTIVE ON THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN MOOD AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND THEIR EFFECT ON LIFE SATISFACTION IN LATER LIFABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; DEPRESSION; BIOLOGICAL FACTORS; PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS; SOCIAL FACTORS; TREATMENT; PHYSICAL EXERCISE; BIOLOGICAL FACTORS; EVIDENCE-BASED EXERCISE PROGRAMS; SOCIAL FACTORS; PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS; TREATMENT; EXERCISE + MENTAL HEALTH = LIFE SATISFACTION IN OLDER ADULTS; FUTURE DIRECTIONS; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES.
  • CHAPTER 5. HOW PEOPLE ASSESS ELDERLY PEOPLE'S QUALITY OF LIFE OR ANTICIPATE THEIR FUTURE QUALITY OF LIFE FROM HEALTH STATUS INFORMATIONABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; The Present Study; How to Diagnose Judgment Rules?; METHOD; Participants; Material; Procedure; RESULTS; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 6. CONDITIONS FOR THE DISSATISFYING EFFECT OF REFERENCE GROUP INCOME; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; RELEVANCE OF THE STUDY IN HONG KONG; METHODS; MEASUREMENT; ANALYSIS; RESULTS; DISCUSSION; FURTHER RESEARCH; IMPLICATIONS; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 7. SENSE OF COMMUNITY AND INCOME AS INDICATORS OF LIFE SATISFACTION.
  • ABSTRACTINTRODUCTION; Sense of Community and Life Satisfaction; Income and Life Satisfaction; Purpose of Chapter; METHOD; Participants and Procedure; Measures; Satisfaction with Life; Sense of Community; Analyses; RESULTS; CONCLUSION; Importance of Community on Life Satisfaction; Importance of Income on Life Satisfaction; Implication for Practice and Future Research; Limitations; SUMMARY OF FINDINGS; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 8. AN EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE ON LIFE QUALITY; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; THE EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE; BRAIN MODULES; REWARDS AND PUNISHMENT; MOOD MODULES.