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Applied Research in Quality of Life

2016 - 2018

Current editor(s): Daniel Shek

International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies
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Volume 13, issue 3, 2018

Examining the Cross-National Measurement Invariance of the Extended Satisfaction with Life Scale in the United States and Hungary pp. 527-544 Downloads
James B. Hittner, Rhonda Swickert, N. Clayton Silver, Krisztina Hevesi and Zsuzsanna Kövi
Relationships between Involvement in School Bullying and Quality of Life in Taiwanese Adolescents pp. 545-559 Downloads
Pai-Cheng Lin, Chia-Nan Yen, Huang-Chi Lin, Peng-Wei Wang, Tai-Ling Liu, Huei-Fan Hu and Cheng-Fang Yen
Psychosocial Factors Influencing Individual Well-Being in Chinese Adolescents in Hong Kong: a Six-Year Longitudinal Study pp. 561-584 Downloads
Daniel T. L. Shek and Lu-Yin Liang
Frames of Reference in Self-Reports of Health, Well-Being, Fatigue, and Pain: a Qualitative Examination pp. 585-601 Downloads
Doerte U. Junghaenel, Joan E. Broderick, Stefan Schneider, Marcella May, Alicia Bolton, Kelly P. McCarrier, Larissa M. Stassek, Sarah C. Keithly and Arthur A. Stone
Life Satisfaction of Career Women and Housewives pp. 603-632 Downloads
Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn and Rubia Rocha Valente
Boarding School Attendance and Physical Health Status of Northern Plains Tribes pp. 633-645 Downloads
Ursula Running Bear, Janette Beals, Carol E. Kaufman and Spero M. Manson
How are Mothers Faring across the Globe? Constructing a new Mothers’ Well-Being Index and Assessing Its Validity pp. 647-670 Downloads
Ming-Chang Tsai and Tsui-o Tai
Efficacy of an adaptation of the Best Possible Self intervention implemented through positive technology: a randomized control trial pp. 671-689 Downloads
Ángel Enrique, Juana Bretón-López, Guadalupe Molinari, Rosa M. Baños and Cristina Botella
Cognitive-Behavioural Group Therapy for Pure Victims with Internalizing Problems: An Evidence-based One-year Longitudinal Study pp. 691-708 Downloads
Annis Lai-chu Fung
Quality of Life and Globalization: Evidence from Islamic Countries pp. 709-725 Downloads
Muhammad Tariq Majeed
A Latent Profile Analysis of Internet use and Its Association with Psychological Well-Being Outcomes among Hong Kong Chinese Early Adolescents pp. 727-743 Downloads
Cecilia M. S. Ma
Country-Level Bonding, Bridging, and Linking Social Capital and Immigrants’ Life Satisfaction pp. 745-759 Downloads
Yoosun Chu, Ce Shen and Jie Yang
Nonlinear Causality between Education and Health: the Role of Human Development Index pp. 761-777 Downloads
Shiao-Yen Liu, Po-Chin Wu and Tsai-Yuan Huang
Quality of Life in Flemish Families with a Child with an Intellectual Disability: a Multilevel Study on Opinions of Family Members and the Impact of Family Member and Family Characteristics pp. 779-802 Downloads
Lien Vanderkerken, Mieke Heyvaert, Patrick Onghena and Bea Maes
Graciela Tonon (ed): Review of the Book: “Quality of Life in Communities of Latin Countries”. (Community Quality of Life and Well-being Series). Springer, 2017, (ISBN 978-3-319-53183-0) pp. 803-804 Downloads
Lucia Macchia
Patsy Kraeger, Scott Cloutier, Craig Talmage, (Ed.). New Dimensions in Community Well-Being pp. 805-806 Downloads
Andrea Bassi
Ferran Casas: a Pioneer in Child and Adolescent Subjective Wellbeing pp. 807-809 Downloads
Mònica González-Carrasco
Correction to: Daniel T.L. Shek: Pioneer in Chinese Quality of Life Research pp. 811-811 Downloads
Daniel Shek

Volume 13, issue 2, 2018

SDG 3: a Missed Opportunity to Transform Understandings and Monitoring of Health, Well-Being and Development? pp. 261-272 Downloads
Elizabeth Eckermann
The Psychology of Material Well-Being pp. 273-301 Downloads
M. Joseph Sirgy
The Factor Structure of the Twelve Items General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12): a Population Based Study pp. 303-316 Downloads
Nima Motamed, Shiva Edalatian Zakeri, Behnam Rabiee, Mansooreh Maadi, Mahmood Reza Khonsari, Hossein Keyvani, Seyed Hamzeh Hosseini and Farhad Zamani
Influential Factors of Poverty Dynamics among Korean Households that Include the Aged with Disability pp. 317-331 Downloads
Eun-Young Park and Su-Jung Nam
The Effects of Shopping Well-Being and Shopping Ill-Being on Consumer Life Satisfaction pp. 333-353 Downloads
Ahmet Ekici, M. Joseph Sirgy, Dong-Jin Lee, Grace B. Yu and Michael Bosnjak
Happiness is Flextime pp. 355-369 Downloads
Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn and Lonnie Golden
Primary and Secondary Caregiver Reports of Quality of Life in Pediatric Asthma: Are they Comparable? pp. 371-383 Downloads
Robin S. Everhart, Jessica L. Greenlee, Marcia A. Winter and Barbara H. Fiese
Factor Structure and Internal Consistency of a Spanish Version of the Family Quality of Life (FaQoL) pp. 385-398 Downloads
Pau García-Grau, R. A. McWilliam, Gabriel Martínez-Rico and María D. Grau-Sevilla
The Five Dimensions of Money Attitudes and Their Link to Changes in Life Satisfaction Among Taiwanese Adolescents in Poverty pp. 399-418 Downloads
Fang-Hua Jhang
On the Concept of Well-Being in Japan: Feeling Shiawase as Hedonic Well-Being and Feeling Ikigai as Eudaimonic Well-Being pp. 419-433 Downloads
Michiko Kumano
Freedom and Happiness in Nations: A Research Synthesis pp. 435-456 Downloads
Amanina Abdur Rahman and Ruut Veenhoven
Erratum to: Freedom and Happiness in Nations: A Research Synthesis pp. 457-459 Downloads
Amanina Abdur Rahman and Ruut Veenhoven
A Configurational Role of Human Capital Resources in the Quality of Work Life of Marketers: FsQCA and SEM Findings from Vietnam pp. 461-478 Downloads
Nguyen Dinh Tho
Putting a Price tag on Healthy Behavior: The Monetary Value of Sports Participation to Individuals pp. 479-499 Downloads
Johannes Orlowski and Pamela Wicker
Decent Work and Work Motivation in Knowledge Workers: the Mediating Role of Psychological Capital pp. 501-523 Downloads
Tânia Ferraro, Leonor Pais, João Manuel Moreira and Nuno Rebelo Dos Santos
Eduard Pestel (1914–1988): a Pioneer in Social Indicators, World Systems Modeling, Industrial Design, Politics and Public Policy pp. 525-526 Downloads
Richard J. Estes

Volume 13, issue 1, 2018

A Synthetic Indicator of Progress Towards the Millennium Development Goals 2, 3 and 4 in the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) of Asia pp. 1-19 Downloads
José Antonio Rodríguez Martín, José María Martín Martín and Juan Dios Jiménez Aguilera
Cross-National Pattern of Happiness: Do Higher Education and Less Urbanization Degrade Happiness? pp. 21-35 Downloads
Donghwan Kim
The Dyadic Nature of Relationships: Relationship Satisfaction among Married and Cohabiting Couples pp. 37-58 Downloads
Deniz Yucel
Quality-of-Life Determinants of Happiness in Thailand: the Moderating Roles of Mental and Moral Capacities pp. 59-87 Downloads
Kalayanee Senasu and Anusorn Singhapakdi
Clinical Validation of PROMIS Global Short Form in Pregnancy pp. 89-103 Downloads
Lisbet S. Lundsberg, Eleanor B. Schwarz, Nicole A. Vilardo, Kimberly A. Yonkers and Aileen M. Gariepy
Positive Orientation—a Common Base for Hedonistic and Eudemonistic Happiness? pp. 105-117 Downloads
Piotr Oleś and Tomasz Jankowski
Determinants of Quality of Life in Pre-Frail Older Adults According to Phenotypic Criteria: the VERISAUDE Study pp. 119-136 Downloads
Ana Maseda, Laura Lorenzo-López, Trinidad Lorenzo, Clara Diego-Diez, Begoña Alonso-Búa, Rocío López-López and José C. Millán-Calenti
On Measuring and Decomposing Inequality of Opportunity among Children: Evidence from Tunisia pp. 137-155 Downloads
Hatem Jemmali and Amara Mohamed
Donate More, Be Happier! Evidence from the Netherlands pp. 157-177 Downloads
Zeynep B. Ugur
Health-Related Quality of Life in a Low-Socioeconomic Status Public Rental-Flat Population in Singapore pp. 179-195 Downloads
Liang En Wee, Peter Daniel, Aline Sim, Rui Lee, Sook Muay Tay, Nan Luo and Gerald Choon-Huat Koh
Domain Compensation in Quality of Life of Individuals with Vasovagal Syncope: a Test of Homeostasis Theory pp. 197-210 Downloads
J. Broadbent, L. Hamilton and J. McGillivray
Large City or Small Town: an Empirical Analysis of the Effects of Migration Strategies of Rural Households on Income in China pp. 211-228 Downloads
Jiangsheng Chen and Caixian Cui
Work-Life Balance: an Integrative Review pp. 229-254 Downloads
M. Joseph Sirgy and Dong-Jin Lee
Tonon, Graciela. (Ed.). (2016). Indicators of Quality Life in Latin America pp. 255-256 Downloads
Richard J. Estes
Daniel T.L. Shek: Pioneer in Chinese Quality of Life Research pp. 257-259 Downloads
Daniel Shek

Volume 12, issue 4, 2017

Knowing is Half the Battle: the Association Between Leisure-Time Physical Activity and Quality of Life Among Four Groups with Different Self-Perceived Health Status in Taiwan pp. 799-812 Downloads
Huang-tz Ou, Chia-Ting Su, Wei-Ming Luh and Chung-Ying Lin
Socially Inclusive Development: The Foundations for Decent Societies in East and Southern Africa pp. 813-839 Downloads
Pamela Abbott, Claire Wallace and Roger Sapsford
Trajectories of Personal Well-Being Attributes Among High School Students in Hong Kong pp. 841-866 Downloads
Daniel T. L. Shek and Li Lin
A 4-year Longitudinal Study of Well-being of Chinese University Students in Hong Kong pp. 867-884 Downloads
Daniel T. L. Shek, Lu Yu, Florence K. Y. Wu, Xiaoqin Zhu and Kevin H. Y. Chan
Losing My Religion: Exploring the Relationship Between a Decline in Faith and a Positive Affect pp. 885-901 Downloads
Neal Krause and Kenneth I. Pargament
Examining the Importance of Legacy Outcomes of Major Sport Events for Host City Residents’ Quality of Life pp. 903-923 Downloads
Shang Chun Ma and Kyriaki (Kiki) Kaplanidou
Migrant Parenting and Mobile Phone Use: Building Quality Relationships between Chinese Migrant Workers and their Left-behind Children pp. 925-946 Downloads
Piper Liping Liu and Louis Leung
Religiosity and Subjective Well-Being Among Old People: Evidence from a Transitional Country pp. 947-962 Downloads
Tuyen Tran, Thanh Quy Nguyen, Huong Vu and Tinh Doan
Cognitive Impairment and Quality of Life among Elderly in India pp. 963-979 Downloads
Pushpendra Singh, Dipti Govil, Virendra Kumar and Jitendra Kumar
The Relationship between Hope and Life Satisfaction among Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence: the Enhancing Effect of Self Efficacy pp. 981-995 Downloads
Ricky T. Munoz, Chan M. Hellman and Kara L. Brunk
Social Progress in Spanish Municipalities (2001–2011) pp. 997-1019 Downloads
Ana Cárcaba, Eduardo González and Juan Ventura
Book Review: Tobia Fattore, Jan Mason and Elizabeth Watson (2016) Children’s Understandings of Well-Being: Towards a Child Standpoint pp. 1021-1023 Downloads
Shazly Savahl
Review of the book Local Welfare Policy Making in European Cities pp. 1025-1027 Downloads
Matías Iglesias
Exploring Resources, Life-Balance and Wellbeing of Women Who Work in a Global Context pp. 1029-1031 Downloads
Sameen Khalid, Muhammad Shakil Ahmad, Immad Khan Jadoon, Shazia Bilal and Nadia Farooq
Hadley Cantril: A Pioneer in Public Opinion Research pp. 1033-1034 Downloads
Adrian J. Tomyn

Volume 12, issue 3, 2017

How Does Physical Activity Make You Feel Better? The Mediational Role of Perceived Health pp. 511-531 Downloads
Fernando Lera-López, Andrea Ollo-López and José Manuel Sánchez-Santos
The Relation between Religion and Well-Being pp. 533-547 Downloads
Adam B. Cohen and Kathryn A. Johnson
Workplace Support and Life Satisfaction: the Mediating Roles of Work-to-Family Conflict and Mental Health pp. 549-575 Downloads
Deniz Yucel and Krista Lynn Minnotte
Work-To-Family Conflict and Life Satisfaction: the Moderating Role of Type of Employment pp. 577-591 Downloads
Deniz Yucel
Stress and Self-Esteem Mediate the Relationships between Different Categories of Perfectionism and Life Satisfaction pp. 593-605 Downloads
Lingyu Chen, Mingtian Zhong, Xiyu Cao, Xinhu Jin, Yang Wang, Yu Ling, Weihong Cen, Xiongzhao Zhu, Shuqiao Yao, Xifu Zheng and Jinyao Yi
The Relationship between Perceived Underemployment and Wellbeing: Evidence from Mid-Size Canadian Cities pp. 607-631 Downloads
Margo Hilbrecht, Bryan Smale and Steven E. Mock
Neighborhoods, Family Functioning, and Mothers’ Mental Health for Families with a Child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder pp. 633-651 Downloads
Andrew L. Whitehead
Quality of Life as Event Legacy: an Evaluation of Liverpool as the 2008 European Capital of Culture pp. 653-670 Downloads
Yi- De Liu
Leisure Consumption and well-Being among Older Adults: Does Age or Life Situation Matter? pp. 671-691 Downloads
Tiia Kekäläinen, Terhi-Anna Wilska and Katja Kokko
Impact of Islamic Work Ethics on Organisational Citizenship Behaviours among Female Academic Staff: the Mediating Role of Employee Engagement pp. 693-717 Downloads
Uzma Tufail, Muhammad Shakil Ahmad, T. Ramayah, Farzand Ali Jan and Iqtidar Ali Shah
Comorbid Social Phobia and Major Depressive Disorder: the Influence of Remission from Depression on Quality of Life and Functioning pp. 719-736 Downloads
Alexander Joseph Steiner, Stephanie Marie Wright, Taylor Kuhn and Waguih William IsHak
Measuring Child and Maternal Health in Developing Countries: A Proposal of New Hybrid MDG Composite Indices pp. 737-758 Downloads
Mariano Luque, Salvador Pérez-Moreno, José A. Robles and Beatriz Rodriguez
Tak Yan Lee, Daniel T.L. Shek, Rachel C.F. Sun (ed): Student Well-Being in Chinese Adolescents in Hong Kong: Theory, Intervention, and Research pp. 759-760 Downloads
John A. Yozwiak
Student Well-Being in Chinese Adolescents in Hong Kong: Theory, Intervention and Research pp. 761-763 Downloads
Aymen Wahab, Ki Woong Cho, Muhammad Shakil Ahmad, Shabir Hyder, Sammar Abbas and Farzand Ali Jan
Social Progress in Islamic Societies: A Review pp. 765-793 Downloads
Alex C. Michalos
Ronald E. Anderson: A Pioneer in Suffering as Negative Quality of Life pp. 795-797 Downloads
Ronald E. Anderson

Volume 12, issue 2, 2017

Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Diverse Populations in the U.S pp. 237-240 Downloads
Lisbeth Nielsen
Associations of Health-Related Quality of Life with Overall Quality of Life in the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS®) Project pp. 241-250 Downloads
Alina Palimaru and Ron D. Hays
Methodological Issues in Measuring Subjective Well-Being and Quality-of-Life: Applications to Assessment of Affect in Older, Chronically and Cognitively Impaired, Ethnically Diverse Groups Using the Feeling Tone Questionnaire pp. 251-288 Downloads
Jeanne A. Teresi, Katja Ocepek-Welikson, John A. Toner, Marjorie Kleinman, Mildred Ramirez, Joseph P. Eimicke, Barry J. Gurland and Albert Siu
The Relationships among Socio-Demographics, Perceived Health, and Happiness pp. 289-302 Downloads
Robert Weech-Maldonado, Michael J. Miller and Justin C. Lord
Marital Status Transitions and Self-Reported Health among Canadians: A Life Course Perspective pp. 303-325 Downloads
Sara Zella
Political Participation and Wellbeing in the Netherlands: Exploring the Causal Links pp. 327-341 Downloads
André Pirralha
Development and Validation of the Social Emotional Health Survey–Higher Education Version pp. 343-367 Downloads
Michael J. Furlong, Sukkyung You, Mark Shishim and Erin Dowdy
Well-Being During Recession in the UK pp. 369-387 Downloads
David Bayliss, Wendy Olsen and Pierre Walthery
The Impact of Personal and Environmental Characteristics on Quality of Life of People with Intellectual Disability pp. 389-408 Downloads
Cristina Simões and Sofia Santos
Exploring the Relationship between Quality of Life (EQ-5D) and Clinical Measures in Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) pp. 409-424 Downloads
Attila J. Pulay, István Bitter, Szilvia Papp, László Gulácsi, Márta Péntek, Valentin Brodszky, Noémi V. Hevér, Fanni Rencz and Petra Baji
Self-Objectification and Self-Sexualization Behavior within Consumer Culture pp. 425-438 Downloads
Meysam H. Barzoki, Leila Mohtasham, Mahshid Shahidi and Mohamed Tavakol
Understanding Dispositional Hope in General and Clinical Populations pp. 439-450 Downloads
Macarena Espinoza, Guadalupe Molinari, Ernestina Etchemendy, Rocío Herrero, Cristina Botella and Rosa María Baños Rivera
Acculturation of Immigrant Latinos into the U.S. Workplace: Evidence from the Working Hours-life Satisfaction Relationship pp. 451-479 Downloads
Rubia R. Valente and Brian J. L. Berry
Everyday Understandings of Happiness, Good Life, and Satisfaction: Three Different Facets of Well-being pp. 481-505 Downloads
Erik Carlquist, Pål Ulleberg, Antonella Delle Fave, Hilde E. Nafstad and Rolv M. Blakar
A Pioneer from India in Research on Quality of Life, Human Wellbeing and Social Indicators of Development pp. 507-509 Downloads
Krishna Basu Mazumdar

Volume 12, issue 1, 2017

Predictors of Quality of Life among Ethnically Diverse Breast Cancer Survivors pp. 1-16 Downloads
Ellen G. Levine, Grace J. Yoo and Caryn Aviv
More Education, More Purpose in Life? A Comparison of Purpose Across Adults with Different Levels of Education pp. 17-34 Downloads
Rachel Sumner
Quality of Life Predicts Survival and Hospitalisation in a Heart Failure Portuguese Population pp. 35-48 Downloads
Sónia Ramos, Joana Prata, Francisco Rocha-Gonçalves, Paulo Bettencourt and Rui Coelho
The Virtual Reality Leisure Activities Experience on Elderly People pp. 49-65 Downloads
Mei-Yuan Jeng, Fan-Yun Pai and Tsu-Ming Yeh
Altruism and Existential Well-Being pp. 67-88 Downloads
Juan Xi, Matthew Lee, William LeSuer, Peter Barr, Katherine Newton and Margaret Poloma
Well-Being in Group-Based Exercise Classes: Do Psychological Need Fulfillment and Interpersonal Supports Matter? pp. 89-102 Downloads
Diane E. Mack, Katie E. Gunnell, Philip M. Wilson and Colin Wierts
Job Satisfaction of Wage and Self-Employed Workers. Do Job Preferences Make a Difference? pp. 103-123 Downloads
Begoña Cueto and Gabriel Pruneda
Does Drinking in Moderation Lead to Higher Life Satisfaction? pp. 125-135 Downloads
Masanori Kuroki
Leisure Activities and Life Satisfaction: an Analysis with German Panel Data pp. 137-151 Downloads
Claudia Schmiedeberg and Jette Schröder
Do Good Job Conditions Matter for Wages and Productivity? Theory and Evidence from Latin America pp. 153-172 Downloads
Juan Chaparro and Eduardo Lora
Telehealth and Sustainable Improvements to Quality of Life pp. 173-184 Downloads
Fuhmei Wang and Jung- Der Wang
Gender Differences in the Relationship Between Domain-Specific and General Life Satisfaction: A Study in Iran and Serbia pp. 185-204 Downloads
Veljko Jovanović, Mohsen Joshanloo, Dragan Đunda and Ali Bakhshi
Towards a Benefits Theory of Leisure Well-Being pp. 205-228 Downloads
M. Joseph Sirgy, Muzaffer Uysal and Stefan Kruger
Review of the Book Cultures of Wellbeing - Methods, Place, Policy by Sarah C. White (Ed.) with Chloe Blackmore, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, New York, ISBN 978–1–137-53,644-0 pp. 229-230 Downloads
Walter N. Toscano
Aurelio Peccei: Industrialist, Humanist and Quality of Life Scholar (1908–1984) pp. 231-232 Downloads
Richard J. Estes
Donella H. “Dana” Meadows: a Designer of Systems for Advancing Quality of Life (1941–2001) pp. 233-235 Downloads
Richard J. Estes
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