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Identifying gender-differences in the independent effects of personality and psychological well-being on two broad affect components of subjective well-being

Burns, Richard; Machin, Anthony M


Subjective well-being (SWB) is defined in terms of positive and negative affect whilst psychological well-being (PWB) reflects self-referent attitudes of mastery and self-acceptance. Whilst both SWB and PWB are associated with personality, concurrent analysis is limited. This study (n = 679) reports on a teacher sample in which personality, SWB and PWB were measured. Results indicated moderate correlations between variables. Hierarchical regression controlled for personality and identified PWB...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Personality and Individual Differences
DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2009.08.007


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