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Attributional Style and Personality as Predictors of Happiness and Mental Health


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  • Helen Cheng
  • Adrian Furnham


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Happiness Studies.

    Volume (Year): 2 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 307-327

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:jhappi:v:2:y:2001:i:3:p:307-327

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    Keywords: Attributional style; Personality; Happiness; Mental health;


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    1. Isabel Albuquerque & Margarida Lima & Marcela Matos & Cláudia Figueiredo, 2013. "The Interplay Among Levels of Personality: The Mediator Effect of Personal Projects Between the Big Five and Subjective Well-Being," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(1), pages 235-250, March.
    2. Justina A. V. Fischer & Alfonso Sousa-Poza, 2009. "Does job satisfaction improve the health of workers? New evidence using panel data and objective measures of health," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 18(1), pages 71-89.
    3. Pilar Sanjuán & Alejandro Magallares, 2014. "Coping Strategies as Mediating Variables Between Self-serving Attributional Bias and Subjective Well-Being," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 15(2), pages 443-453, April.
    4. Justina A.V. Fischer & Alfonso Sousa-Poza, 2007. "Personality, Job Satisfaction and Health - The Mediating Influence of Affectivity," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2007 2007-31, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
    5. Melikşah Demir, 2008. "Sweetheart, you really make me happy: romantic relationship quality and personality as predictors of happiness among emerging adults," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 9(2), pages 257-277, June.
    6. Chi-Yan Wong & Catherine So-Kum Tang, 2003. "Personality, Psychosocial Variables, and Life Satisfaction of Chinese Gay Men in Hong Kong," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 4(3), pages 285-293, September.
    7. Mark Holder & Ben Coleman, 2009. "The Contribution of Social Relationships to Children’s Happiness," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 10(3), pages 329-349, June.
    8. Mark Holder & Ben Coleman & Judi Wallace, 2010. "Spirituality, Religiousness, and Happiness in Children Aged 8–12 Years," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 11(2), pages 131-150, April.
    9. Mark Holder & Ben Coleman, 2008. "The contribution of temperament, popularity, and physical appearance to children’s happiness," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 9(2), pages 279-302, June.
    10. Christopher Hafen & Kamlesh Singh & Brett Laursen, 2011. "The Happy Personality in India: The Role of Emotional Intelligence," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 12(5), pages 807-817, October.
    11. Helen Cheng & Adrian Furnham, 2004. "Perceived Parental Rearing Style, Self-Esteem and Self-Criticism as Predictors of Happiness," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 5(1), pages 1-21, March.
    12. Leslie Francis & Yaacov Katz & Yaacov Yablon & Mandy Robbins, 2004. "Religiosity, Personality, and Happiness: A Study among Israeli Male Undergraduates," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 5(4), pages 315-333, December.


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