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Happiness Dr. Camille B. Wortman Health Psychology
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Why Study Happiness? Positive emotions predict health and  longevity. Happiness is related to work productivity. Happy people have better health habits,  remember more info. about health. Happy people are more altruistic. Positive emotions undo the effects of negative  emotions.
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Definitions of Happiness Fun, excitement, and pleasure.  Peace of mind or contentment. 
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Facts about Happiness Life is a mixture of good and bad.  Happiness is attainable. Happiness has a strong genetic component. Happiness is generally consistent over time.  Happiness is influenced by brain chemistry.  Happiness may be influenced by prior life events.
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Theories of Happiness Social Comparison  Theory Adaptation Level  Theory
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Possible Determinants of Happiness Age  Gender Attractiveness  Intelligence Money  National wealth
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