KIC000009 - Subjective well-being Do you think measures of subjective well being become lower with age Comparisons of Subjective

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Unformatted text preview: Subjective well-being Do you think measures of subjective well- being become lower with age? Comparisons of Subjective Well-being (Ehrlich & 1... cowIl., 2002) " IlYouI'lO Adul!.~ " n ~. .c L .~ II lJIlddlc'Bg'Jd Muu DOIdor Adults , c p~it!ve Nll!aetl ...~ ure Affll~ AUDet Sallsla::liol'l 9/22/2011 What is subjective well-being? Ways we study: Positive Affect: many positive emotions and moods low Negative Affect: few unpleasant emotions and moods Depressive $ymptomology Life Satisfaction: global judgment of one's life. Quality of Ufe: How would you rate the quality of your life? Indicators of Subjective Well-being: Age Differences t""" ,,"v. litWl'-"'«OCl CS'I;"O Alfect Ir~ S ~ ti.~ io r, )'mpW ml a~ng AdIltl 13:74 ,m u " ... S..D=S.55 S.o.:I..\.7 S.D~.67 S.l}.~3..l7 liddle'agod '"'' $A3 us 16111 d~11O S.O..,S.4S S,I.l.=O.tI S.[l".o.~ 5.1), .. ,.99 Idtt AdUlt!' 12.39 3.1~ UB 17111 SD_",8.S4 i S.D.·r'.u s.o-e.s S.D.. 4.~ IEhrlich & 1... eccwn, ZOO2I Life Satisfaction "How satisfied are you with your life?" life satisfaction is the self-evaluation of one's life as a whole, and is influenced by socioeconomic, health, and environmental factors. 1 Lifedissatisfaction is associated with obesity and risky health behaviors such as smoking, physical inactivity, and heavy drinking. 1 This Indicator was assessed through the question: "In general, how satisfied are you with your life?" The response options included: "very satisfied," "satisfied," "dissatisfied," or "very dissatisfied". It was asked of all 50 states, District of Columbia, u.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Ricoin 2006. (CIX ·rh."....",. "'0",1 h... ~h loll .. I...... ;WOOl 1 D o.a'''''''''''''l D~<'"""'''''''''''') ~-,.< (""",,) .', ,,' il'''.... l D"·"""('''''U] ~ " ~ ....
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