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New Well-being Measures: Short Scales to Assess Flourishing and Positive and Negative Feelings


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  • Ed Diener


  • Derrick Wirtz
  • William Tov
  • Chu Kim-Prieto
  • Dong-won Choi
  • Shigehiro Oishi
  • Robert Biswas-Diener
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

    Volume (Year): 97 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 143-156

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:97:y:2010:i:2:p:143-156

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    Keywords: Subjective well-being; Well-being; Measure; Positive affect; Negative affect; Scales (or Assessment);


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    1. John F. Helliwell & Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh & Anthony Harris & Haifang Huang, 2009. "International Evidence on the Social Context of Well-Being," NBER Working Papers 14720, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Sonja Lyubomirsky & Heidi Lepper, 1999. "A Measure of Subjective Happiness: Preliminary Reliability and Construct Validation," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 46(2), pages 137-155, February.
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    Cited by:
    1. Jia Zhang & Ryan Howell & Peter Caprariello, 2013. "Buying Life Experiences for the “Right” Reasons: A Validation of the Motivations for Experiential Buying Scale," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(3), pages 817-842, June.
    2. Jia Zhang & Ryan Howell & Maciej Stolarski, 2013. "Comparing Three Methods to Measure a Balanced Time Perspective: The Relationship Between a Balanced Time Perspective and Subjective Well-Being," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(1), pages 169-184, March.
    3. Felicia Huppert & Timothy So, 2013. "Flourishing Across Europe: Application of a New Conceptual Framework for Defining Well-Being," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 110(3), pages 837-861, February.
    4. Camille Jones & Sukkyung You & Michael Furlong, 2013. "A Preliminary Examination of Covitality as Integrated Well-Being in College Students," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 111(2), pages 511-526, April.
    5. Ethan McMahan & David Estes, 2012. "Age-Related Differences in Lay Conceptions of Well-Being and Experienced Well-Being," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 13(1), pages 79-101, March.
    6. M. Sirgy, 2011. "Theoretical Perspectives Guiding QOL Indicator Projects," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 103(1), pages 1-22, August.
    7. Nalan Yetim & Ünsal Yetim, 2014. "Sense of Community and Individual Well-Being: A Research on Fulfillment of Needs and Social Capital in the Turkish Community," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 115(1), pages 93-115, January.
    8. Ana Silva & António Caetano, 2013. "Validation of the Flourishing Scale and Scale of Positive and Negative Experience in Portugal," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 110(2), pages 469-478, January.


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