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The Eudaimonic and Hedonic Components of Happiness: Qualitative and Quantitative Findings

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  • Antonella Delle Fave

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  • Ingrid Brdar
  • Teresa Freire
  • Dianne Vella-Brodrick
  • Marié Wissing
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

    Volume (Year): 100 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 2 (January)
    Pages: 185-207

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:100:y:2011:i:2:p:185-207

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    Keywords: Happiness; Meaning; Satisfaction with life; Life domains; Mixed-method approach;

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    1. Jessica Morgan & Tom Farsides, 2009. "Measuring Meaning in Life," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 10(2), pages 197-214, April.
    2. Abbott Ferriss, 2002. "Does Material Well-Being Affect Non-Material Well-Being?," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 60(1), pages 275-280, December.
    3. Adrian Furnham & Helen Cheng, 2000. "Lay Theories of Happiness," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 1(2), pages 227-246, June.
    4. Corey Keyes, 2006. "Subjective Well-Being in Mental Health and Human Development Research Worldwide: An Introduction," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 77(1), pages 1-10, 05.
    5. Jan Pflug, 2009. "Folk Theories of Happiness: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Conceptions of Happiness in Germany and South Africa," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 92(3), pages 551-563, July.
    6. Christopher Peterson & Nansook Park & Martin Seligman, 2005. "Orientations to happiness and life satisfaction: the full life versus the empty life," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 6(1), pages 25-41, 03.
    7. Simon Ho & Raymond Chan, 2009. "Social Harmony in Hong Kong: Level, Determinants and Policy Implications," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 91(1), pages 37-58, March.
    8. Luo Lu, 2001. "Understanding Happiness: A Look into the Chinese Folk Psychology," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 2(4), pages 407-432, December.
    9. Mike Martin, 2008. "Paradoxes of happiness," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 9(2), pages 171-184, June.
    10. Alan Waterman & Seth Schwartz & Regina Conti, 2008. "The Implications of Two Conceptions of Happiness (Hedonic Enjoyment and Eudaimonia) for the Understanding of Intrinsic Motivation," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 9(1), pages 41-79, January.
    11. M. Joseph Sirgy & Jiyun Wu, 2009. "The Pleasant Life, the Engaged Life, and the Meaningful Life: What about the Balanced Life?," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 10(2), pages 183-196, April.
    12. Myoung Kim & Hye Kim & Kyeong Cha & Jeeyoung Lim, 2007. "What Makes Koreans Happy?: Exploration on the Structure of Happy Life among Korean Adults," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 82(2), pages 265-286, June.
    13. Dianne Vella-Brodrick & Nansook Park & Christopher Peterson, 2009. "Three Ways to Be Happy: Pleasure, Engagement, and Meaning—Findings from Australian and US Samples," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 90(2), pages 165-179, January.
    14. Carol Ryff & Burton Singer, 2008. "Know Thyself and Become What You Are: A Eudaimonic Approach to Psychological Well-Being," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 9(1), pages 13-39, January.
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    Cited by:
    1. Sunhae Sul & Jennifer Kim & Incheol Choi, 2013. "Subjective Well-Being and Hedonic Editing: How Happy People Maximize Joint Outcomes of Loss and Gain," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(4), pages 1409-1430, August.
    2. Yukiko Uchida & Yoshiaki Takahashi & Kentaro Kawahara, 2014. "Changes in Hedonic and Eudaimonic Well-Being After a Severe Nationwide Disaster: The Case of the Great East Japan Earthquake," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 15(1), pages 207-221, February.
    3. Luca Zanin, 2013. "Detecting Unobserved Heterogeneity in the Relationship Between Subjective Well-Being and Satisfaction in Various Domains of Life Using the REBUS-PLS Path Modelling Approach: A Case Study," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 110(1), pages 281-304, January.
    4. Mohsen Joshanloo, 2014. "Eastern Conceptualizations of Happiness: Fundamental Differences with Western Views," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 15(2), pages 475-493, April.
    5. Annette Henricksen & Christine Stephens, 2013. "The Happiness-Enhancing Activities and Positive Practices Inventory (HAPPI): Development and Validation," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(1), pages 81-98, March.
    6. Jeff Levin, 2014. "Religion and Happiness Among Israeli Jews: Findings from the ISSP Religion III Survey," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 15(3), pages 593-611, June.
    7. Vasoontara Yiengprugsawan & Boonchai Somboonsook & Sam-ang Seubsman & Adrian Sleigh, 2012. "Happiness, Mental Health, and Socio-Demographic Associations Among a National Cohort of Thai Adults," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 13(6), pages 1019-1029, December.
    8. N. Rickard & D. Vella-Brodrick, 2014. "Changes in Well-Being: Complementing a Psychosocial Approach with Neurobiological Insights," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 117(2), pages 437-457, June.
    9. Yi-Chen Lee & Yi-Cheng Lin & Chin-Lan Huang & Barbara Fredrickson, 2013. "The Construct and Measurement of Peace of Mind," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(2), pages 571-590, April.
    10. Ethan McMahan & Kevin Dixon & Lindsey King, 2013. "Evidence of Associations Between Lay Conceptions of Well-Being, Conception-Congruent Behavior, and Experienced Well-Being," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(2), pages 655-671, April.
    11. Luke Henderson & Tess Knight & Ben Richardson, 2014. "The Hedonic and Eudaimonic Validity of the Orientations to Happiness Scale," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 115(3), pages 1087-1099, February.
    12. Emanuele Blasi & Maria Nucera & Clara Cicatiello & Silvio Franco, 2013. "Socio-demographic Components of Eudaimonic Well-Being: A Survey in an Italian Province," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 113(1), pages 451-470, August.

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