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Youth Life Satisfaction: A Review of the Literature

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  • Carmel Proctor

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  • P. Linley
  • John Maltby
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Happiness Studies.

    Volume (Year): 10 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 5 (October)
    Pages: 583-630

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:jhappi:v:10:y:2009:i:5:p:583-630

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    Keywords: Life satisfaction; Adolescent; Children; Subjective well-being; Happiness; Review;

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    1. Robert Valois & Keith Zullig & E. Huebner & J. Drane, 2004. "Life Satisfaction and Suicide among High School Adolescents," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 66(1), pages 81-105, April.
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    1. Daniel Shek & Ting Liu, 2014. "Life Satisfaction in Junior Secondary School Students in Hong Kong: A 3-Year Longitudinal Study," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 117(3), pages 777-794, July.
    2. Dinisman, Tamar & Montserrat, Carme & Casas, Ferran, 2012. "The subjective well-being of Spanish adolescents: Variations according to different living arrangements," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 34(12), pages 2374-2380.
    3. Carlsson, Fredrik & Lampi, Elina & Li, Wanxin & Martinsson, Peter, 2011. "Subjective well-being among preadolescents - Evidence from urban China," Working Papers in Economics 500, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
    4. Dinisman, Tamar & Zeira, Anat & Sulimani-Aidan, Yafit & Benbenishty, Rami, 2013. "The subjective well-being of young people aging out of care," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 35(10), pages 1705-1711.
    5. Lotta Uusitalo-Malmivaara, 2012. "Global and School-Related Happiness in Finnish Children," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 13(4), pages 601-619, August.
    6. Xiaofei Yan & Jingkuan Su & Xia Zhu & Dan He, 2013. "Loneliness and Subjective Happiness as Mediators of the Effects of Core Self-evaluations on Life Satisfaction Among Chinese College Students," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 114(2), pages 757-766, November.
    7. Michael Lyons & E. Huebner & Kimberly Hills, 2013. "The Dual-Factor Model of Mental Health: A Short-Term Longitudinal Study of School-Related Outcomes," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 114(2), pages 549-565, November.
    8. Lung Chen, 2013. "Gratitude and Adolescent Athletes’ Well-Being: The Multiple Mediating Roles of Perceived Social Support from Coaches and Teammates," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 114(2), pages 273-285, November.
    9. Xu Jiang & E. Huebner & James Siddall, 2013. "A Short-Term Longitudinal Study of Differential Sources of School-Related Social Support and Adolescents’ School Satisfaction," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 114(3), pages 1073-1086, December.
    10. Lili Tian & Benrong Liu & Siyuan Huang & E. Huebner, 2013. "Perceived Social Support and School Well-Being Among Chinese Early and Middle Adolescents: The Mediational Role of Self-Esteem," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 113(3), pages 991-1008, September.
    11. Carlsson, Fredrik & Lampi, Elina & Li, Wanxin & Martinsson, Peter, 2014. "Subjective well-being among preadolescents and their parents – Evidence of intergenerational transmission of well-being from urban China," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 11-18.
    12. Mark Holder & Andrea Klassen, 2010. "Temperament and Happiness in Children," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 11(4), pages 419-439, August.
    13. Rachel Sun & Daniel Shek, 2013. "Longitudinal Influences of Positive Youth Development and Life Satisfaction on Problem Behaviour among Adolescents in Hong Kong," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 114(3), pages 1171-1197, December.
    14. Yongquan Huo & Feng Kong, 2014. "Moderating Effects of Gender and Loneliness on the Relationship Between Self-esteem and Life Satisfaction in Chinese University Students," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 118(1), pages 305-314, August.
    15. Carmel Proctor & John Maltby & P. Linley, 2011. "Strengths Use as a Predictor of Well-Being and Health-Related Quality of Life," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 12(1), pages 153-169, March.
    16. Leiv Gabrielsen & Pål Ulleberg & Reidulf Watten, 2012. "The Adolescent Life Goal Profile Scale: Development of a New Scale for Measurements of Life Goals Among Young People," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 13(6), pages 1053-1072, December.
    17. Danilo Garcia & Saleh Moradi, 2013. "The Affective Temperaments and Well-Being: Swedish and Iranian Adolescents’ Life Satisfaction and Psychological Well-Being," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(2), pages 689-707, April.
    18. Carmel Proctor & P. Linley & John Maltby, 2010. "Very Happy Youths: Benefits of Very High Life Satisfaction Among Adolescents," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 98(3), pages 519-532, September.
    19. Veljko Jovanovic & Dragan Zuljevic, 2013. "Psychometric Evaluation of the Serbian Version of the Multidimensional Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 110(1), pages 55-69, January.
    20. Levy, Drorit & Benbenishty, Rami & Refaeli, Tehila, 2012. "Life satisfaction and positive perceptions of the future among youth at-risk participating in Civic-National Service in Israel," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 34(10), pages 2012-2017.
    21. Janette McDougall & Virginia Wright & Megan Nichols & Linda Miller, 2013. "Assessing the Psychometric Properties of Both a Global and a Domain-Specific Perceived Quality of Life Measure When Used with Youth Who Have Chronic Conditions," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 114(3), pages 1243-1257, December.

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