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Phenomenological2 - PHENOMENOLOGICAL APPROACH Notes Set II:...

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1 P HENOMENOLOGICAL A PPROACH Notes Set II: Subjective Well Being and Strengths & Weaknesses SUBJECTIVE WELL BEING: INTRODUCTION Happiness Relationship to Phenomenological Approach Individual’s experience Positive Psychology movement SUBJECTIVE WELL BEING: INTRODUCTION Components of SWB High Positive Affect Low Negative Affect Global Life Satisfaction Domain Satisfaction
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SUBJECTIVE WELL BEING: WHO IS HAPPY? Most People Gurin, Veroff, & Feld (1960): U.S. “very happy” or “pretty happy” “not too happy” Andrews and Withey (1976): U.S. Above neutral Below neutral World Values Survey (2008): U.S. “very happy” or “quite happy” “not very happy” or “not at all happy” SWB: WHO IS HAPPY? Most People (cont.) Though not everyone Veenhoven (1993) 43 nation survey World Values Survey (2008): 57 countries “very happy” or “quite happy” “not very happy” or “not at all happy” SWB: WHO IS HAPPY? Life period
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course PSY 321 taught by Professor Simms during the Fall '11 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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