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Efklides, Anastasia

A Positive Psychology Perspective on Quality of Life

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Looking at Quality of Life and Well-Being from a Positive Psychology Perspective
Anastasia Efklides, Despina Moraitou

2. Hierarchical Needs, Income Comparisons, and Happiness Levels
Stavros A. Drakopoulos

3. Goals and Plans: Their Relationship to Well-Being
Andrew MacLeod

4. Living in Accordance with One’s Implicit Motives: Cross-Cultural Evidence for Beneficial Effects of Motive-Goal Congruence and Motive Satisfaction
Jan Hofer, Holger Busch

5. Positive Psychology and Subjective Well-Being Homeostasis: A Critical Examination of Congruence
Robert A. Cummins

6. Life Satisfaction in Adults: The Effect of Religiosity, Worry, and Perceived Physical Health State
Maria Platsidou

7. Altruism and Health: Theoretical Perspectives
Carolyn E. Schwartz, Brian R. Quaranto, Kurt Gray

8. Marital Quality and Well-Being: The Role of Gender, Marital Duration, Social Support and Cultural Context
Eleni Pateraki, Pagona Roussi

9. The Role of Dispositional Optimism in Physical and Mental Well-Being
Nathaly Rius-Ottenheim, Roos C. Mast, Frans G. Zitman, Erik J. Giltay

10. The Relation of Optimism to Cardiac Patients’ Subjective Health Through Illness Representations: Does the Level of Optimism Matter?
Evangelos C. Karademas, Elvisa-Foteini Frokkai, Evangelia Tsotra, Rania Papazachariou

11. Wise Thinking, Hopeful Thinking, and Positive Aging: Reciprocal Relations of Wisdom, Hope, Memory, and Affect in Young, Middle-Aged, and Older Adults
Despina Moraitou, Anastasia Efklides

12. Dispositional Hope and Action-State Orientation: Their Role in Self-Regulated Learning
Georgia Papantoniou, Despina Moraitou, Magda Dinou, Effie Katsadima

13. One Ingredient in the Mix: Interest and Psychological Well-Being
Mary Ainley

14. From Burnout to Engagement During Transition from School to Work
Katariina Salmela-Aro

15. A Comparative Study of Resilience in Greece and Cyprus: The Effects of Negative Life Events, Self-Efficacy, and Social Support on Mental Health
Sophie Leontopoulou

Keywords: Psychology, Positive Psychology, Quality of Life Research, Quality of Life Research

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
Social Indicators Research Series
Category
Psychology
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400749634

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