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The Conceptual and Relational Structure of Subjective Well-Being, Neuroticism, and Extraversion: Once Again, Neuroticism Is the Important Predictor of Happiness


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  • Joar Vittersø


  • Fredrik Nilsen
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

    Volume (Year): 57 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 89-118

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:57:y:2002:i:1:p:89-118

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    1. J. Kevin McNeil & M. Stones & Albert Kozma, 1986. "Subjective well-being in later life: Issues concerning measurement and prediction," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 18(1), pages 35-70, February.
    2. Ed Diener, 1994. "Assessing subjective well-being: Progress and opportunities," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 31(2), pages 103-157, February.
    3. Ed Diener & Richard Lucas, 2000. "Explaining Differences in Societal Levels of Happiness: Relative Standards, Need Fulfillment, Culture, and Evaluation Theory," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 1(1), pages 41-78, March.
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    1. Proto, Eugenio & Rustichini, Aldo, 2012. "Life Satisfaction, Household Income and Personality Traits," The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) 988, University of Warwick, Department of Economics.
    2. Robert Cummins & Mark Wooden, 2014. "Personal Resilience in Times of Crisis: The Implications of SWB Homeostasis and Set-Points," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 15(1), pages 223-235, February.
    3. Eugenio Proto & Aldo Rustichini, 2012. "Life Satisfaction, Household Income and Personality Theory," SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research 453, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP).
    4. Proto, Eugenio & Rustichini, Aldo, 2012. "Life Satisfaction, Household Income and Personality Traits," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 86, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).
    5. Isabel Albuquerque & Margarida Lima & Marcela Matos & Cláudia Figueiredo, 2012. "Personality and Subjective Well-Being: What Hides Behind Global Analyses?," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 105(3), pages 447-460, February.
    6. 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.
    7. Tahira Jibeen, 2014. "Personality Traits and Subjective Well-Being: Moderating Role of Optimism in University Employees," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 118(1), pages 157-172, August.
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