Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/36075
Type of publication: Article in conference proceedings in ISI Proceedings (P1a);Straipsnis konferencijos medžiagoje ISI Proceedings (P1a)
Field of Science: Psichologija (S006);Psychology (S006)
Author(s): Šmitas, Andrius;Gustainienė, Loreta
Title: Psychological aspects of well-being and socio-demographic values: results from a European social survey
Is part of: ICH&HPSY 2017 [electronic resource]: The European proceedings of social & behavioural sciences EpSBS: 3rd icH&Hpsy international conference on health and health psychology, July 5-7, 2017, Porto. London : Future Academy, 2017, vol. 30
Extent: p. 123-133
Date: 2017
Note: e-ISSN: 2357-1330
Keywords: Optimism;Happiness;Meaningfulness;Demographics in Europe
Abstract: The aim of the study is to explore links between happiness, optimism, resilience and meaningfulness, and socio-demographic factors in 25 European countries. Research methods. Experts-generated single-item questions from European Social Survey round 6 were used to assess happiness, optimism, resilience, meaningfulness in life. Results. Greater number of years of completed education relates to higher scores of happiness, optimism, meaningfulness and resilience in most European countries. However, in Western Europe and Scandinavian countries age does not relate or positively relates with psychological aspects of well-being, however, in most Post-Soviet countries this relationship is negative. Conclusions. Happiness, optimism, meaningfulness and resilience in most European countries were related to age and years of completed education with no specific differences between regions
Internet: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/36075
http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2017.09.12
http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2017.09.12
Affiliation(s): Socialinių mokslų fakultetas
Psichologijos katedra
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:3. Konferencijų medžiaga / Conference materials
Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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