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

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  • Antonella Delle Fave
  • Ingrid Brdar
  • Teresa Freire
  • Dianne Vella-Brodrick
  • Marié Wissing

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  • Antonella Delle Fave & Ingrid Brdar & Teresa Freire & Dianne Vella-Brodrick & Marié Wissing, 2011. "The Eudaimonic and Hedonic Components of Happiness: Qualitative and Quantitative Findings," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 100(2), pages 185-207, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:100:y:2011:i:2:p:185-207
    DOI: 10.1007/s11205-010-9632-5
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