Subjective well-being : an assessment of competing theories

Blore, Jed Daniel. 2008, Subjective well-being : an assessment of competing theories, Ph.D. thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

Title Subjective well-being : an assessment of competing theories
Author Blore, Jed Daniel.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2008
Keyword(s) Well-being - Evaluation
Quality of life - Evaluation
Summary This thesis challenges the orthodox view in the quality of life field by demonstrating, using different methodologies across multiple samples, that subjective judgments of life satisfaction are determined by an individual's affective style, rather than cognition or personality. This suggests that subjective wellbeing is a function of our Core Affect.
Language eng
Description of original xv, 426, [xii] leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 158
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