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2020, volume 15, issue 2

Special Issue: Character Strengths, Well-Being, and Health in Educational and Vocational Settings pp. 301-306 Downloads
Stefan Höfer, Fabian Gander, Thomas Höge and Willibald Ruch
Character Strengths and PERMA: Investigating the Relationships of Character Strengths with a Multidimensional Framework of Well-Being pp. 307-328 Downloads
Lisa Wagner, Fabian Gander, René T. Proyer and Willibald Ruch
Character Strengths and Life Satisfaction in Later Life: an Analysis of Different Living Conditions pp. 329-347 Downloads
Doris Baumann, Willibald Ruch, Katja Margelisch, Fabian Gander and Lisa Wagner
Character Strengths – Stability, Change, and Relationships with Well-Being Changes pp. 349-367 Downloads
Fabian Gander, Jennifer Hofmann, René T. Proyer and Willibald Ruch
Differential Relationships of Light and Darker Forms of Humor with Mindfulness pp. 369-393 Downloads
Jennifer Hofmann, Sonja Heintz, Dandan Pang and Willibald Ruch
Perceived Social Support and Big Five Personality Traits in Middle Adulthood: a 4-Year Cross-Lagged Path Analysis pp. 395-414 Downloads
Shagini Udayar, Ieva Urbanaviciute and Jérôme Rossier
Possession and Applicability of Signature Character Strengths: What Is Essential for Well-Being, Work Engagement, and Burnout? pp. 415-436 Downloads
Alexandra Huber, Cornelia Strecker, Melanie Hausler, Timo Kachel, Thomas Höge and Stefan Höfer
Identifying thriving Workplaces in Hospitals: Work Characteristics and the Applicability of Character Strengths at Work pp. 437-461 Downloads
Cornelia Strecker, Alexandra Huber, Thomas Höge, Melanie Hausler and Stefan Höfer
Perceived Socio-moral Climate and the Applicability of Signature Character Strengths at Work: a Study among Hospital Physicians pp. 463-484 Downloads
Thomas Höge, Cornelia Strecker, Melanie Hausler, Alexandra Huber and Stefan Höfer
Organizational Support for Strengths Use, Work Engagement, and Contextual Performance: The Moderating Role of Age pp. 485-502 Downloads
Maria Christina Meyers, Dorien Kooij, Brigitte Kroon, Renee Reuver and Marianne Woerkom
Character Strengths and Job Satisfaction: Differential Relationships Across Occupational Groups and Adulthood pp. 503-527 Downloads
Sonja Heintz and Willibald Ruch
Positive Psychopathology and Positive Functioning: OCD, Flourishing and Satisfaction with Life through the Lens of Character Strength Underuse, Overuse and Optimal Use pp. 529-549 Downloads
Hadassah Littman-Ovadia and Pavel Freidlin
Six Functions of Character Strengths for Thriving at Times of Adversity and Opportunity: a Theoretical Perspective pp. 551-572 Downloads
Ryan M. Niemiec
A Review of Character Strengths Interventions in Twenty-First-Century Schools: their Importance and How they can be Fostered pp. 573-596 Downloads
Shiri Lavy
Psychometric Characteristics of the German Values in Action Inventory of Strengths 120-Item Short Form pp. 597-611 Downloads
Stefan Höfer, Melanie Hausler, Alexandra Huber, Cornelia Strecker, Daniela Renn and Thomas Höge
Happiness, Wellbeing and Society. What Matters for Singaporeans by Siok Kuan Tambyah y Soo Jiuan Tan pp. 613-614 Downloads
Sabrina Victoria Olivera
Biographical Sketch for Haybron pp. 615-618 Downloads
Daniel M. Haybron

2020, volume 15, issue 1

Terrorism and its Determinants: Panel Data Evidence from 94 Countries pp. 1-16 Downloads
Muhammad Tahir
Shopping-Life Balance: Towards a Unifying Framework pp. 17-34 Downloads
M. Joseph Sirgy, Dong-Jin Lee and Grace B. Yu
Age Effects of Frames of Reference in Self-Reports of Health, Well-Being, Fatigue and Pain pp. 35-54 Downloads
Ania Filus, Doerte U. Junghaenel, Stefan Schneider, Joan E. Broderick and Arthur A. Stone
The Contribution of Physical Activity to Health-Related Quality of Life: New Population Estimates from National Survey Data pp. 55-71 Downloads
Iris Buder, Cathleen Zick and Norman Waitzman
Validation of the 2012 European Social Survey Measurement of Wellbeing in Seventeen European Countries pp. 73-105 Downloads
Anastasia Charalampi, Catherine Michalopoulou and Clive Richardson
Quality of Life in Riot Police: Links to Anger, Emotion Regulation, Depression, and Anxiety pp. 107-125 Downloads
Alparslan Kale and Zumrut Gedik
Measuring Wellbeing in a Healthcare Setting: a Qualitative Study of Staff and Service User Perspectives pp. 127-145 Downloads
Sophie Attwood, Tarra L. Penney, Rachael O’Leary, Charlotte Klahn and Benjamin Kelly
Differences in Multidimensional Poverty According to Householders’ Gender and Age in South Korea pp. 147-165 Downloads
Hyesun Hwang and Su-Jung Nam
Effect Size Strengths in Subjective Well-Being Research pp. 167-185 Downloads
Danielle M. Geerling and Ed Diener
Flourishing within the Working-Aged Finnish Population pp. 187-205 Downloads
Sakari Kainulainen
Common Mental Health Challenges in a University Context in Hong Kong: a Study Based on a Review of Medical Records pp. 207-218 Downloads
Sze Mon Lo, Ho Cheong Wong, Ching Yee Lam and Daniel T. L. Shek
Height and Life Satisfaction: Evidence from Russia pp. 219-237 Downloads
Raufhon Salahodjaev and Nargiza Ibragimova
Evaluation of Life Quality and its Spatial Mismatch with Local Economic Development in Large Chinese Cities pp. 239-258 Downloads
Wen Zeng, Lili Xiang and Wenhe Zhang
Parental Sacrifice, Filial Piety and Adolescent Life Satisfaction in Chinese Families Experiencing Economic Disadvantage pp. 259-272 Downloads
Janet T. Y. Leung and Daniel T. L. Shek
Neighborhood Stress and Life Satisfaction: Is there a Relationship for African American Adolescents? pp. 273-296 Downloads
Robert F. Valois, Jelani C. Kerr, Michael P. Carey, Larry K. Brown, Daniel Romer, Ralph J. DiClemente and Peter A. Vanable
Carol Graham – Annotated Biography for ARQOL pp. 297-300 Downloads
Carol Graham

2019, volume 14, issue 5

Does Service Leadership Education Contribute to Student Well-Being? A Quasi-Experimental Study Based on Hong Kong University Students pp. 1147-1163 Downloads
Li Lin and Daniel T. L. Shek
General Education Learning Outcomes and Demographic Correlates in University Students in Hong Kong pp. 1165-1182 Downloads
Lu Yu, Daniel T. L. Shek and Xiaoqin Zhu
When and how Workplace Social Support Improves Family Performance pp. 1183-1204 Downloads
Aneel Kumar, Khalil Ahmed Channa and Niaz Ahmed Bhutto
Low-Risk, Moderate-Risk, and Recreational Gambling Among Older Adults: Self-Complexity as a Buffer for Quality of Life pp. 1205-1227 Downloads
Margo Hilbrecht and Steven E. Mock
Cognitive Flexibility Mediates the Relationship between Big Five Personality Traits and Life Satisfaction pp. 1229-1246 Downloads
Hatice Odacı and Özkan Cikrikci
Decisional and Emotional Forgiveness Scales: Psychometric Validity and Correlates with Personality and Vengeance pp. 1247-1264 Downloads
Thiago Medeiros Cavalcanti, Gabriel Lins Holanda Coelho, Alessandro Teixeira Rezende, Katia Correa Vione and Valdiney Veloso Gouveia
Balancing Work, School, and Personal Life among Graduate Students: a Positive Psychology Approach pp. 1265-1286 Downloads
Jessica M. Nicklin, Emily J. Meachon and Laurel A. McNall
Factor Structure and Concurrent Validity of the British Perceived Inequality in Childhood Scale in a Sample of American College Students pp. 1287-1300 Downloads
Carol Vidal and Flavius R. W. Lilly
Quality of Life Outcomes in Internet-Delivered (Space from Depression) Treatment for Depression pp. 1301-1313 Downloads
A. Enrique, J. Burke, D. Richards and L. Timulak
Does Subjective Health Affect the Association between Biodiversity and Quality of Life? Insights from International Data pp. 1315-1331 Downloads
Suzanne M. Skevington, Richard Emsley, Svenja Dehner, Ian Walker and Stuart E. Reynolds
Toward a Flourishing Neighborhood: the Association of Happiness and Sense of Community pp. 1333-1352 Downloads
Allison Ross, Craig A. Talmage and Mark Searle
The Multidimensional Poverty Measure among Malaysian Employee Provident Fund (EPF) Retirees pp. 1353-1371 Downloads
Saeed Solaymani, Negin Vaghefi and Fatimah Kari
“We Help each Other”: Relational Patterns among Older Individuals in South African Samples pp. 1373-1392 Downloads
Angelina Wilson, Marie P. Wissing and Lusilda Schutte
Job Autonomy and Schedule Flexibility as Moderators of the Relationship Between Work-Family Conflict and Work-Related Outcomes pp. 1393-1410 Downloads
Deniz Yucel
Impacts of Structural Social Capital and Cognitive Social Capital on the Psychological Status of Survivors of the Yaan Earthquake pp. 1411-1433 Downloads
Hung Wong, Yunong Huang, Yao Fu and Yin Zhang
Pioneer in Happiness Research in Latin America pp. 1435-1437 Downloads
Mariano Rojas
Correction to: Changes in the Participants in a Community-Based Positive Youth Development Program in Hong Kong: Objective Outcome Evaluation Using a One-Group Pretest-Posttest Design pp. 1439-1440 Downloads
Cecilia M. S. Ma, Daniel T. L. Shek and Jenna M. T. Chen

2019, volume 14, issue 4

The Influence of Parental Expectations and Parental Control on Adolescent Well-Being in Poor Chinese Families pp. 847-865 Downloads
Janet T. Y. Leung and Daniel T. L. Shek
“You Shouldn’t Look at Us Strangely”: An Exploratory Study on Personal Perspectives on Quality of Life of Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in Residential Youth Care pp. 867-889 Downloads
Chris Swerts, Jessica De Maeyer, Marco Lombardi, Inge Waterschoot, Wouter Vanderplasschen and Claudia Claes
“If You Can’t Follow, You’re Out.” The Perspectives of People with Mental Health Problems on Citizenship pp. 891-908 Downloads
Marianne Vervliet, Didier Reynaert, An Verelst, Sofie Vindevogel and Jessica De Maeyer
Review of the book: Psychosocial Well-being of Children and Adolescents in Latin America: Evidence-based Interventions. Jorge Castellá Sarriera & Lívia Maria Bedin (Eds.) (2017) Children´s Well-Being: Indicators and Research pp. 909-910 Downloads
Asher Ben-Arieh
Informing Policy Priorities using Inference from Life Satisfaction Responses in a Large Community Survey pp. 911-924 Downloads
Christopher Barrington-Leigh and Jan T. Wollenberg
The Creation of Rural Child-Friendly Spaces: A Spatial Planning Perspective pp. 925-939 Downloads
Elizelle Juaneé Cilliers and Selna Cornelius
Self-Construal, Social Support, and Loneliness in Japan pp. 941-960 Downloads
Hiromi Taniguchi and Gayle Kaufman
Changes in the Participants in a Community-Based Positive Youth Development Program in Hong Kong: Objective Outcome Evaluation Using a One-Group Pretest-Posttest Design pp. 961-979 Downloads
Cecilia M. S. Ma, Daniel T. L. Shek and Jenna M. T. Chen
Measurement Properties of the Hungarian Version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0: Health Related Quality of Life and Associated Characteristics of the School Children in Hungary pp. 981-1000 Downloads
Andrea Berkes, Magdolna Riszter, Enikő Felszeghy, István Pataki and Gábor Mogyorósy
Leisure Satisfaction Mediates the Relationships between Leisure Settings, Subjective Well-Being, and Depression among Middle-Aged Adults in Urban China pp. 1001-1017 Downloads
Po-Ju Chang, Yeqiang Lin and Rui Song
A Proposal for a Synthetic Health Indicator in the European Union: an Analysis of Gender Health Inequalities pp. 1019-1033 Downloads
Sara Pinillos-Franco and Noelia Somarriba-Arechavala
The Effect of Unemployment on Life Satisfaction: A Cross-National Comparison Between Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States pp. 1035-1058 Downloads
Wen-Hao Chen and Feng Hou
The Impacts of Personality Traits, Use Intensity and Features Use of LinkedIn on Bridging Social Capital pp. 1059-1078 Downloads
Shyron Qianyun Ma and Louis Leung
Happiness Enrichment and Sustainable Happiness pp. 1079-1097 Downloads
Eyal Eckhaus and Zachary Sheaffer
Helping Others Helps? A Self-Determination Theory Approach on Work Climate and Wellbeing among Volunteers pp. 1099-1111 Downloads
Yandan Wu and Chunxiao Li
Socio-Medical and Personality Correlates of Psychological Well-Being among People Living with HIV: a Latent Profile Analysis pp. 1113-1127 Downloads
Marcin Rzeszutek, Ewa Gruszczyńska and Ewa Firląg-Burkacka
Social Integration may Moderate the Relationship between Neighborhood Vacancy and Mental Health Outcomes: Initial Evidence from Flint, Michigan pp. 1129-1144 Downloads
Amber L. Pearson, Richard C. Sadler and Daniel J. Kruger
A Pioneer in the Study of Affective Forecasting pp. 1145-1146 Downloads
Adrian Tomyn

2019, volume 14, issue 3

The Research Studies on Quality of Life in South America pp. 573-588 Downloads
Walter N. Toscano and Damian Molgaray
Sense of Community and Life Satisfaction in Chilean Adolescents pp. 589-601 Downloads
Javier Guzmán, Jaime Alfaro and Jorge J. Varela
Self-Perceived Health among School-Aged Adolescents: a School-Based Study in Southern Brazil pp. 603-615 Downloads
Sheila Gonçalves Câmara and Miriam Raquel Wachholz Strelhow
Innovation, Dosage and Responsiveness in the Implementation of the Program “Edúcame Primero Perú” for Reducing Child Labour pp. 617-636 Downloads
Esperanza Márquez, Daniel Holgado and Isidro Maya-Jariego
Leisure, Free Time and Well-Being of 10 Years Old Children Living in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina pp. 637-658 Downloads
Graciela Tonon, María Juliana Laurito and Denise Benatuil
Quality of Life and Habitability Conditions in Peri-Urban Areas of Southern Mar del Plata, Argentina: a Multimethod Study pp. 659-683 Downloads
Laura Zulaica and Federico Oriolani
Subjective Well-Being and Adaptation. The Case of Uruguay pp. 685-703 Downloads
Gonzalo Salas and Andrea Vigorito
Bullying, Cyberbullying, Student Life Satisfaction and the Community of Chilean Adolescents pp. 705-720 Downloads
Jorge J. Varela, Javier Guzmán, Jaime Alfaro and Fernando Reyes
Life Satisfaction and Confidence in National Institutions: Evidence from South America pp. 721-736 Downloads
Lucía Macchia and Anke C. Plagnol
Subjective Well-Being of Brazilian Children from Different Family Settings pp. 737-750 Downloads
Fabiane Friedrich Schütz, Lívia Maria Bedin and Jorge Castellá Sarriera
Prologue: Quality of Life in South America pp. 751-755 Downloads
Graciela Tonon and Denise Benatuil
Adolescents Satisfaction with Life in Venezuela pp. 757-775 Downloads
Aquiles R. Pérez Delgado
Mapping Dynamic Indicators of Quality of Life: a Case in Rosario, Argentina pp. 777-798 Downloads
Javier Martinez
South American Children’s Quality of Life: Intra-Urban Disparities along Life-Cycle Indicators pp. 799-817 Downloads
Diego Born, Victoria Colamarco, Enrique Delamónica and Alberto Minujín
Subjective Well-Being, Life Satisfaction and Interpersonal Relationships Associated to Socio-Demographic and Contextual Variables pp. 819-835 Downloads
Bibiana Ramos Santos, Jorge Castellá Sarriera and Lívia Maria Bedin
Learning for Youth Leadership: the Case of Hong Kong, Daniel T. L. Shek. Grace Ngai & Stephen C. F. Chan, Service (Eds.), Springer: Singapore, 2019, ISBN: 978–981–13-0447-7 pp. 837-842 Downloads
Talha Mansoor and Muhamamad Shakil Ahmad
Book Review. Advances in Well-Being pp. 843-844 Downloads
Damián Molgaray
Mihajlo D. Mesarović: a Pioneer in Systems Research, the Environment, and Quality of Life pp. 845-846 Downloads
Richard J. Estes

2019, volume 14, issue 2

Marital Liberalization in Relation to Life Satisfaction pp. 291-307 Downloads
Chau-kiu Cheung, Andrew Yiu-tsang Low and Xuan Ning
Children’s Perspectives and Evaluations of Safety in Diverse Settings and Their Subjective Well-Being: A Multi-National Approach pp. 309-334 Downloads
Mònica González-Carrasco, Ferran Casas, Asher Ben-Arieh, Shazly Savahl and Habib Tiliouine
Measuring Adolescents’ Affective Civic Competence: Validity and Cross-Group Equivalence of a Second-Order Hierarchical Latent Construct pp. 335-358 Downloads
Tiziano Gerosa
Validation of the Preschool Anxiety Scale-Traditional Chinese (PAS-TC) in Hong Kong pp. 359-373 Downloads
Grace Suk Man Leung, King Chi Yau and Suet Ying Yuen
Life Satisfaction and the UEFA EURO 2016: Findings from a Nation-Wide Longitudinal Study in Germany pp. 375-391 Downloads
Michael Mutz
Quality of Life and Spirituality in Indian University Students pp. 393-408 Downloads
Sibnath Deb and Esben Strodl
Gender-Based Measurement Invariance of the Emotion Regulation Questionnaire for Children and Adolescents pp. 409-421 Downloads
Yu Ling, Yushu He, E. Scott Huebner, Yifang Zeng, Yanling Li and Na Zhao
Relationships between Exposure to Online Pornography, Psychological Well-Being and Sexual Permissiveness among Hong Kong Chinese Adolescents: a Three-Wave Longitudinal Study pp. 423-439 Downloads
Cecilia M. S. Ma
A Structural Model for Adjustment to Aging among Older Women in Breast Cancer Remission pp. 441-459 Downloads
Sofia Humboldt, Francis Carneiro and Isabel Leal
Residents’ Satisfaction with Cultural City Life: Evidence from EU Cities pp. 461-478 Downloads
Giovanni Perucca
Studying Immigrant Integration Through Self-Reported Life Satisfaction in the Country of Residence pp. 479-505 Downloads
Angela Paparusso
The Influence of Hotels High-Commitment HRM on Job Engagement of Employees: Mediating Effects of Workplace Happiness and Mental Health pp. 507-525 Downloads
Kwon-Soo Kim
Patience as a Mediator Between the Dark Triad and Meaning in Life pp. 527-543 Downloads
Jinya Wang, Tsingan Li, Kenneth Wang and Cuiying Wang
The Effects of Features of Survey Measurement on Self-Rated Health: Response Option Order and Scale Orientation pp. 545-560 Downloads
Dana Garbarski, Nora Cate Schaeffer and Jennifer Dykema
What Holds Asian Societies Together? Insights from the Social Cohesion Radar pp. 561-562 Downloads
Nicolás Font
Edited by Daniel T. L. Shek and Robert M. Hollister: Book Review of “University Social Responsibility and Quality of Life: A Global Survey of Concepts and Experiences”. Quality of Life in Asia Series, Volume 8 pp. 563-565 Downloads
Deborah C. Poff
Bruno Zumbo: a Pioneer in the Psychometrics of Quality of Life pp. 567-569 Downloads
Anne M. Gadermann and Richard Sawatzky
Correction to: Neighborhood Physical Environments, Recreational Wellbeing, and Psychological Health pp. 571-572 Downloads
Mizzo Kwon, Andrew C. Pickett, Yunsoo Lee and SeungJong Lee

2019, volume 14, issue 1

Corruption, Trust, Inclusion and Cohesion in North Africa and the Middle East pp. 1-21 Downloads
Roger Sapsford, Gerasimos Tsourapas, Pamela Abbott and Andrea Teti
Quality of Life in Gulf War Veterans: the Influence of Recency and Persistence of Psychiatric Morbidity pp. 23-38 Downloads
Breanna K. Wright, Helen L. Kelsall, Malcolm R. Sim and David M. Clarke
Resilient Senior Russian-Australian Voices: “We Live to Sing and Sing to Live” pp. 39-58 Downloads
Jane Southcott and Rohan Nethsinghe
Consume More, Work Longer, and Be Unhappy: Possible Social Roots of Economic Crisis? pp. 59-84 Downloads
Francesco Sarracino and Małgorzata Mikucka
The Determinants of Subjective Well-Being of Young Adults in Europe pp. 85-112 Downloads
Antonella D’Agostino, Gaetano Grilli and Andrea Regoli
Understanding Goal Motivations in Deprived Contexts: Perspectives of Adults in Two Rural South African Communities pp. 113-129 Downloads
Angelina Wilson, Marié P. Wissing, Lusilda Schutte and Iolanthé Marike Kruger
Effect of Poverty on Mental Health of Children in Rural China: The Mediating Role of Social Capital pp. 131-153 Downloads
Chunkai Li, Qiaobing Wu and Zurong Liang
Affluence and Subjective Well-Being: Does Income Inequality Moderate their Associations? pp. 155-170 Downloads
Weiting Ng and Ed Diener
Do Involuntary Longer Working Careers Reduce Well-being? pp. 171-196 Downloads
Lieze Sohier
Livability and Subjective Well-Being Across European Cities pp. 197-220 Downloads
Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn and Rubia R. Valente
Clarifying The Links Between Perceived Emotional Intelligence and Well-Being in Older People: Pathways Through Perceived Social Support from Family and Friends pp. 221-235 Downloads
Lourdes Rey, Natalio Extremera and Nicolás Sánchez-Álvarez
Comparing the Anamnestic Comparative Self-Assessment (ACSA) to a Conventional Happiness Question Without Anchoring pp. 237-251 Downloads
Elsy Verhofstadt, Brent Bleys and Luc Van Ootegem
Neighborhood Physical Environments, Recreational Wellbeing, and Psychological Health pp. 253-271 Downloads
Mizzo Kwon, Andrew C. Pickett, Yunsoo Lee and SeungJong Lee
Housing-Related Subjective Well-Being in Turin (Italy) and Havana (Cuba): Dimensions and Prediction pp. 273-285 Downloads
Federica Caffaro, Dario Galati, María Victoria Zardoya Loureda and Michele Roccato
A Pioneer in Broadening the Use of Subjective Well-Being to Measure and Improve Quality of Life, and in Establishing the Social Sources of Well-Being pp. 287-289 Downloads
John Helliwell
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