030310 (Subjective Well-Being) - I. Subjective Well-Being...

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I. Subjective Well-Being We make broad judgments about our life satisfaction. Also about our jobs A. Its Component Parts 4 general measures i. Global life satisfaction judgment all things considered, how satisfied are you about how things are going? ii. General Satisfaction in Important Life Domains How much do you like your job? How happy are you in your marriage iii.Momentary Positive Affect How many times are you experiencing positive affect iv. Momentary Negative Affect How many times are you experiencing negative 1. With these domains, we can answer questions like who is happy or sad? Which age groups are happier? Which race? Sex? Wealth? Genetic component? Religion? B. Its Examination i. For the 1 st 100 years of 120 year history of psychology, subjective well being was ignored. Because most of psychology is dominated by clinical psychology. More emphasis in medical, rather than mental health ii. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs 1. Prepotency and homeostasis A. Prepotency the lower needs are over higher needs. (biological is the lowest safety belongingness esteem
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030310 (Subjective Well-Being) - I. Subjective Well-Being...

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