References to the Personal Wellbeing Index

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Articles, chapters and reports

124 - As at 6 March 2014

  • Amarach. (2003). Quality of life in Ireland revisited. Diageo, Ireland.
    Contact: Gerard O’Neill
  • Arita, B. (2007). Percepción de la calidad de vida: modelo factorial confirmatorio (Quality of life perception: A confirmatory factorial model). Psicología y Salud, Vol 17. Núm 2: 191–198, julio-diciembre.
    Contact: Beatriz Yasuko Arita Watanabe
  • Arita, B. (2006). Modelo para el estudio de la calidad de vida (A model for study quality of life), La Psicología Social en México, México: Asociación Mexicana de Psicología Social, vol. 11, Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco, Uniersidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Facultad de Psicología.
    Contact: Beatriz Yasuko Arita Watanabe
  • Arita, B. (2006). Calidad de vida en Culiacán. Condiciones objetivas, capacidad ybienestar subjetivo (Quality of Life in Culiacan. Objective conditions, capability and subjective well-being). México: Editorial Fontamara.
    Contact: Beatriz Yasuko Arita Watanabe
  • Arita, B. (2005). “La capacidad y el bienestar subjetivo como dimensiones de estudio de la calidad de vida” (Capability and subjective well-being as quality of life study dimentions). Revista Colombiana de Psicología, Colombia: Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Facultad de Ciencias Humanas, No. 14, 73–79.
    Contact: Beatriz Yasuko Arita Watanabe
  • Arita, B., S. Romano, N. García & M.R. Félix. (2005). “Indicadores objetivos y subjetivos de la calidad de vida”, (Quality of Life´s subjective and objective indicators) Revista del Consejo para la Enseñanza e Investigación en Psicología, (CNEIP), México: Vol. 10, núm. 1, enero-junio.
    Contact: Beatriz Yasuko Arita Watanabe
  • Arita, B. (2005). Satisfacción por la vida y Teoría Homeostática del bienestar, (Satisfaction with life and well-being homeostatic theory). Revista Psicología y Salud, México: Universidad Veracruzana, enero-junio.
    Contact: Beatriz Yasuko Arita Watanabe
  • Arita, B. (2005). Percepción de la calidad de vida en la zona urbana de Culiacán: integración de enfoques alternativos (Quality of life perception in Culiacan urban zone; integration of alternative visions), en: Calidad de vida y bienestar subjetivo en México, Garduño L, Salinas, B., y Rojas M. (compiladores). México: Universidad de las Américas, Cecavi, ISQOLS, Plaza y Valdes editores.
    Contact: Beatriz Yasuko Arita Watanabe
  • Bejakoviæ, P., & Lipovèan, L. K. (2007). Quality of Life in Croatia: Key findings from national research. Dublin: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions.
    Contact: Ljiljana Kaliterna
  • Bergheim, S. (2006). The happy variety of capitalism. Deutsche Bank Research. Current Issues. April 25, 2007.
  • Blunsdon, B., & Davern, M. (2007). Measuring Wellness: Linking the Physical, Economic and Social to Evaluate Community Development. Journal of Community Practice (in press).
    Contact: Melanie Davern
  • Blore, J. D., Stokes, M. A., Mellor, D., Firth, L., & Cummins, R. A. (2011). Comparing Multiple Discrepancies Theory to Affective Models of Subjective Wellbeing. Social Indicators Research, 100(1), 1–16.
    Contact: Jed Blore
  • Blunsdon, B., & Davern, M. (2007). Measuring Wellness Through Interdisciplinary Community Development: Linking the Physical, Economic and Social Environment. Journal of Community Practice, 15(1/2), 217–238.
    Contact: Melanie Davern
  • Boazman, J. (2005). Thesis: The well-being of gifted students who have been accelerated into a university setting.
    Contact: Janette Boazman
  • Bricker-Katz, G., Lincoln, M., & McCabe, P. (2009). A Life-time of Stuttering: How emotional reactions to stuttering impact activities and participation in older people. Disability and Rehabilitation, 31(21), 1742–1752.
    Contact: Geraldine Bricker-Katz
  • Burton-Smith, R., McVilly, K. R., Yazbeck, M., Parmenter, T. R., & Tsutsui, T. (2009). Quality of Life of Australian Family Carers: Implications for Research, Policy, and Practice. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 6(3), 189–198.
    Contact: Keith McVilly
  • Casas, F., Bello, A., González, M., & Aligué, M. (2013). Children’s Subjective Well-Being Measured Using a Composite Index: What Impacts Spanish First-Year Secondary Education Students’ Subjective Well-Being? Child Indicators Research. DOI 10.1007/s12187-013-9182-x
    Contact: Ferran Casas
  • Casas, F., Bello, A., González, M., & Aligué, M. (2012). Personal Well-Being among Spanish Adolescents. Journal of Social Research & Policy, 3(2), 19-45.
    Contact: Ferran Casas
  • Casas, F., Sarriera, J. C., Alfaro, J., Gonzalez, M., Malo, S., Bertran, I. Figuer, C., da Cruz, D. A., Bedin, L., Paradiso, A., Weinreich, K., & Valdenegro, B. (2011). Testing the Personal Wellbeing Index on 12–16 year-old adolescents in 3 different countries with 2 new items. Social Indicators Research. DOI 10.1007/s11205-011-9781-1.
    Contact: Ferran Casas
  • Casas, F., González, M., Figuer, C., & Malo, S. (2009). Satisfaction with Spirituality, Satisfaction with Religion and Personal Well-Being among Spanish Adolescents and Young University Students. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 4, 23–45.
    Contact: Ferran Casas
  • Casas, F., Coenders, G., Cummins, R. A., González, M., Figuer, C., & Malo, S. (2008). Does subjective wellbeing show a relationship between parents and their children? Journal of Happiness Studies, 9(2), 197–205. DOI 10.1007/s10902-007-9044-7.
    Contact: Ferran Casas
  • Casas, F., Figuer, C., González, M., & Malo, S. (2008). Las aspiraciones materialistas y su relación con el bienestar psicológico y otros constructos psicosocials en dos muestras de adolescentes catalanes. Revista de Psicologia Social, 23, 2, 229–241.
    Contact: Ferran Casas
  • Casas, F., González, M., Figuer, C., & Malo, S. (2008a). Bienestar personal y valores a los que aspiran los adolescentes de 12 a 16 años. In I. Etxebarria, A. Aritzeta, E. Barberá, M. Chóliz, M.P. Jiménez, F. Martínez-Sánchez, P.M. Mateos y D. Páez: Emoción y Motivación: Contribuciones actuales. Vol. 1, 235–245. Gipuzkoa: Asociación de Motivación y Emoción.
    Contact: Ferran Casas
  • Casas, F., Figuer, C., González, M., & Malo, S. (2007). The values adolescents aspire to, their well-being and the values parents aspire to for their children. Social Indicators Research, 84, 271–290. DOI 10.1007/s11205-007-9141-3.
    Contact: Ferran Casas
  • Casas, F., Madorell, L., Figuer, C., Gonzàlez, M., Malo, S., García, M., Bertran, I., Cebrian, N., Carpena, D., Martin, A., & Babot, N. (2007). Preferències i expectatives dels adolescents relatives a la televisió, a Catalunya. Barcelona. Consell Audiovisual de Catalunya (CAC). ISBN: 978-84-393-7494-7. D.L.: B-19.923-2007.
    Contact: Ferran Casas
  • Chen, Z. H., & Davey, G. (2009). Subjective Quality of Life in Zhuhai City, South China: A Public Survey Using the International Wellbeing Index. Social Indicators Research, 91(2), 243–258.
    Contact: Zhenghui Chen
  • Chen, Z. H., & Davey, G. (2008). Normative Life Satisfaction in Chinese Societies. Social Indicators Research, 89(3), 557–564.
    Contact: Zhenghui Chen
  • Cook, K., Davis, E., Smyth, P., & McKenzie, H. (2009). The quality of life of single mothers making the transition from welfare to work. Women & Health, 49(6–7), 475–490.
    Contact: Kay Cook
  • Cummins, R. A., Woerner, J., Tomyn, A., & Gibson, A. (2012). Quality of Life in Australia. In K. C. Land, A. Michalos & J. Sirgy (Eds.), Handbook of social indicators and quality-of-life studies (pp 459 -472) . Volume I: Theoretical and Methodological Foundations. New York: Springer. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-2421-1_21
    Contact: Bob Cummins
  • Cummins, R. A., Lau, A. D. L., & Davern, M. (2012). Homeostatic mechanisms and the quality of life. In K. C. Land, A. Michalos & J. Sirgy (Eds.), Handbook of social indicators and quality-of-life studies (pp 79–98). Volume I: Theoretical and Methodological Foundations. New York: Springer. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-2421-1_4
    Contact: Bob Cummins
  • Cummins, R. A. (2011). Comparison theory in Economic Psychology regarding the Easterlin Paradox and Decreasing Marginal Utility: A critique. Invited paper, Applied Research in Quality of Life, 6, 241–252. DOI: 10.1007/s11482-011-9151-9
    Contact: Bob Cummins
  • Cummins, R. A. (2011). The Australian Unity Wellbeing Index: One decade on. Social Indicators Network News, 106, 1–4
    Contact: Bob Cummins
  • Cummins, R. A., Campbell, P., Rechner, R., & Hammond, T. (2011). Carers Counselling Intervention. Melbourne: Australian Centre on Quality of Life, School of Psychology, Deakin University. ISBN 978 1 74156 162 3
    Contact: Bob Cummins
  • Cummins, R. A. (2010). Subjective Wellbeing, Homeostatically Protected Mood and Depression: A synthesis. Journal of Happiness Studies, 11, 1–17. DOI: 10.1007/s10902-009-9167-0
    Contact: Bob Cummins
  • Cummins, R. A., Lau, A. L. D., Davey, G., & McGillivray, J. (2010). Measuring Subjective Wellbeing: The Personal Wellbeing Index – Intellectual Disability. In: R. Kober (Ed.), Enhancing the quality of life of people with intellectual disability: From theory to practice (pp 33 - 46). New York: Springer.
    Contact: Bob Cummins
  • Cummins, R. A., Mellor, D., Stokes, M. A., & Lau, A. L. D. (2008). Quality of life Down-Under: The Australian Unity Wellbeing Index. In V. Moller, D. Huschka, & A. C. Michalos (Eds.), Barometers of Quality of Life Around the Globe: How are we doing? Social Indicators Research Series 33, (pp. 135–159). United Kingdom, Springer.
    Contact: Bob Cummins
  • Cummins, R. A., Lau, A. L. D., Woerner, J., Gibson A., Tomyn, A., Walter, J., Lai Ching, L., & Collard, J. (2007). Love and money: non-linear moderators of subjective wellbeing relevant to public policy. Proceedings, 9th Australian Conference on Quality of Life. Y. McKay (Ed.). Melbourne: Deakin University.
    Contact: Bob Cummins
  • Cummins, R. A. (2006). Australian Unity Wellbeing Index: Report 14.1 – “Fifth Anniversary Special Report – Summarising the major findings”. Melbourne: Australian Centre on Quality of Life, School of Psychology, Deakin University. ISBN 1 74156 0454
    Contact: Bob Cummins
  • Cummins, R. A., Woerner, J., Tomyn, A. J., Knapp, T., Gibson, A., & Lau A. L. D. (2006). On the fifth anniversary of the Australian Unity Wellbeing Index: what have we learned about subjective wellbeing? Proceedings, 8th Australian Conference on Quality of Life. Y. McKay (Ed.). Melbourne: Deakin University.
    Contact: Bob Cummins
  • Davern, M. T., & Cummins, R. A. (2005). Is life dissatisfaction the opposite of life satisfaction? Australian Journal of Psychology, 58, 1–7.
    Contact: Melanie Davern
  • Cummins, R. A., Eckersley, R., Pallant, J., Van Vugt, J., & Misajon, R. (2003). Developing a national index of subjective wellbeing: The Australian Unity Wellbeing Index. Social Indicators Research, 64, 159–190.
    Contact: Bob Cummins
  • Cummins, R. A., Hunter, B., Davern, M., Eckersley, R., Lo, S. K., & Okerstrom, E. (2003). The Australian Unity Wellbeing Index: An Overview. Social Indicators Network News, 76, 1–4.
    Contact: Bob Cummins
  • Davern, M. T., & Chen, X. (2010) Piloting the Geographic Information System (GIS) Methodology as an Analytic Tool for Subjective Wellbeing Research. Applied Research in Quality Life, 5, 105–119.
    Contact: Melanie Davern
  • Davern, M. T., Cummins, R. A., & Stokes, M. (2007) Subjective wellbeing as an affective/cognitive construct. Journal of Happiness Studies, 8(4), 429 - 449.
    Contact: Melanie Davern
  • Davey, G., & Rato, R. (in press). Subjective wellbeing in China: A review. Journal of Happiness Studies. DOI 10.1007/s11205-010-9766-5
    Contact: G. Davey
  • Davey, G., & Rato, R. (in press). Subjective wellbeing in China: A review. Journal of Happiness Studies. DOI 10.1007/s10902-011-9266-6
    Contact: G. Davey
  • Davey, G., Cheng, Z., & Lau, A. (2009) ‘Peace in a thatched hut - that is happiness’: Subjective wellbeing among peasants in rural China. Journal of Happiness Studies, 10(2), 239–252.
    Contact: G. Davey
  • Dietze, P., Stoove, M., Miller, P., Kinner, S., Bruno, R., Alati, R., & Burns, L. (2010) The self-reported personal wellbeing of a sample of Australian injecting drug users. Addiction, 105(12), 2141–2150.
    Contact: Paul Dietze
  • Engel, L., & Cummins, R. A. (2011). Impact of dose adjustment for normal eating in Australia (OzDAFNE) on subjective wellbeing, coping resources and negative affects in adults with type 1 diabetes: A prospective comparison study. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 91, 271–279.
    Contact: Lisa Engel
  • It’s about people: Changing Perspectives on Dryness - Drought Policy Review Expert Social Panel (Australia) (2008)
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  • Forjaz, M. J., Ayala, A., Rodriguez-Blazques, C., Prieto-Flores, M.-E., Fernandez-Mayoralas, G., Rojo-Perez, F. on behalf of the Spanish Research Group on Quality of Life and Ageing. (2011). Rasch analysis of the International Wellbeing Index in older adults. International Psychogeriatrics 2011. doi:10.1017/S104161021100158X.
    Contact: Joao Forjaz
  • Forjaz, F. M., Prieto-Flores, M. E., Ayala, A., Rodriguez-Blazquez, C., Fernandez-Mayoralas, G., Rojo-Perez, F., & Martinez-Martin, P. (2011) Measurement properties of the Community Wellbeing Index in older adults. Quality of Life Research, 20: 733Ð743. DOI: 10.1007/s11136-010-9794-2.
    Contact: Joao Forjaz
  • Ganglmair- Wooliscroft, A., & Lawson, R. (2011). Subjective Well-Being of Different Consumer Lifestyle Segments. Journal of Macromarketing, 31(2), 172–183
    Contact: Alexandra Ganglmair
  • Ganglmair-Wooliscroft, A., & Lawson, R. (2011). Subjective Wellbeing and its Influence on Consumer Sentiment Towards Marketing: A New Zealand Example, Journal of Happiness Studies (forthcoming, Online first; DOI: 10.1007/s10902-011-9255-9).
    Contact: Alexandra Ganglmair
  • Ganglmair-Wooliscroft, A., & Lawson, R. (2008) Applying the International Wellbeing Index to investigate Subjective Wellbeing of New Zealanders with European and with Maori heritage. Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 3(1): 57–72.
    Contact: Alexandra Ganglmair
  • Ganglmair-Wooliscroft, A., & Lawson, R. (2006), Applying the International Wellbeing Index in New Zealand: Preliminary Results. 31st Annual Macromarketing Seminar, eds. Roger Latin, Merrilyn Layton, Ben Wooliscroft, Queenstown, New Zealand, p. 349–368.
    Contact: Alexandra Ganglmair
  • Gargiulo, R. A., & Stokes, M. A. (2009) Subjective wellbeing as an indicator for clinical depression. Social Indicators Research, 92(3), 517–527.
    Contact: Mark Stokes
  • Gonzalez, M., Coenders, G., Saez, M., & Casa, F. (2010). Non-linearity, complexity and limited measurement in the relationship between satisfaction with specific life domains and satisfaction with life as a whole. Journal of Happiness Studies, 11(3), 335–352.
    Contact: Monica Gonzales
  • Hayward, C. S., Stokes, M. A.,Taylor, D.,Young, S., & Anderson, V. (2011). Changes in SWB following injury to different brain lobes. Quality of Life Research, 20, 626-641. DOI 10.1007/s11136-010-9800-8.
    Contact: Mark Stokes
  • Holton, S., Fisher, J., & Rowe, H. (2010) Motherhood: is it good for women’s mental health?. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 28(3), 223-239.
    Contact: Sara Holton
  • Islam, G., Wills-Herrera, E., & Hamilton, M. (2009). Objective and subjective indicators of happiness in Brazil: the mediating role of social class, Journal of Social Psychology, 149(2), pp. 267–271.
    Contact: Eduardo Wills-Herrera
  • Lai, L.C. H., & Cummins. R. A. (2012). The contribution of job and partner satisfaction to the homeostatic defense of subjective wellbeing. Social Indicators Research, DOI: 10.1007/s11205-011-9991-6.
    Contact: Lufanna Lai
  • Lam, L. C. W., Lee, J. S. W., Chung, J. C. C, Lau, A., Woo, J. & Kwok, T. C. Y. (2009). A randomized controlled trial to examine the effectiveness of case management model for community dwelling older persons with mild dementia in Hong Kong International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry: DOI: 10.1002/gps.2352.
    Contact: Timothy C.Y. Kwok
  • Lau, A. L. D., Chi, I., Cummins, R. A., Lee, T. M. C., Chou, K. L., & Chung, L. W. M. (2008). The SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) pandemic in Hong Kong: Effects on the subjective wellbeing of elderly and younger people. Aging and Mental Health, 12(6), 746–760.
    Contact: Anna Lau
  • Lau, A. L. D., Cummins, R. A., & McPherson, W. (2005). An Investigation into the Cross-Cultural Equivalence of the Personal Wellbeing Index, Social Indicators Research, 72, 403–430.
    Contact: Anna Lau
  • Lau, A. L. D., & Cummins, R. A. (2005). Test-retest Reliability of the Personal Wellbeing Index. Unpublished research report, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
    Contact: Anna Lau
  • Lipovcan, L. K., & Prizmic-Larsen, Z. (2007). Importance and satisfaction with life domains in Croatia. In Advancing Quality of Life in Turbulent World. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers B.V., Vol. 29, Springer. pp. 41–51.
    Contact: Ljiljana Kaliterna
  • Lipovcan, L. K., Brkljaèiæ, T., & Sakic, V. (2007). Monthly income and subjective well-being in Croatian citizens. Croatian Medical Journal, 48(5), 727–733.
    Contact: Ljiljana Kaliterna
  • Lipovcan, L. K., & Prizmic-Larsen, Z. (2006). What makes Croats happy? – Predictors of happiness in representative sample. // Dimensions of Well-Being, Milano, Franco Angeli, pp. 53–60
    Contact: Ljiljana Kaliterna
  • Lipovcan, L. K., & Prizmic-Larsen, Z. (2006) Quality of life, life satisfaction and happiness in Croatia in comparison to European countries, in Ott. K. (ed.) Croatia’s Accession to the European Union. Zagreb, Institute for Public Finances, pp. 189–208.
    Contact: Ljiljana Kaliterna
  • Liqing, H., & Zhanjun, X. (2005). An Initial Research on Wellbeing Index Applied to Citizens in China. Chinese Journal of Behavioral Medical Science, 14, 464–465. [in Mandarin]
    Contact: Xing Zhanjun
  • Macau Quality of Life Reports (2007–2009).
    Contact: Ricardo Rato
  • Marsden Jacob Associates (2010). Economic and social profiles and impact assessments for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan Synthesis report (Australia).
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  • McGillivray, J. A., Lau, A. L. D., Cummins, R. A., & Davey, G. (2009). The utility of the Personal Wellbeing Index Intellectual Disability Scale (PWI-ID) in an Australian sample. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 22, 276–286.
    Contact: Jane McGillivary
  • Mellor, D., Cummins, R. A., & Loquet, T. (2012). Life quality and wealth: A qualitative and quantitative comparison of affluent and poor people. Journal of Social Research & Policy, 3(2), 7-18.
    Contact: David Mellor
  • Mellor, D., Hapidzal, F. M., Teh, K., Ganesan, R., Yeow, J., Abdul Latif, R., & Cummins, R. A. (2012). Strong spiritual engagement and subjective well-being: A naturalistic investigation of the Thaipusam Festival. Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health, 14, 209–225. doi: 10.1080/19349637.2012.697375
    Contact: David Mellor
  • Mellor, D., Stokes, M., Firth, L., Hayashi, Y., & Cummins, R. A. (2008). Need for belonging, relationship satisfaction, loneliness, and life satisfaction. Personality and Individual Differences, 45, 213–218.
    Contact: David Mellor
  • Meral, B.F. (2014). Psychometric properties of Turkish form of the Personal Well-Being Index-Adult
    Contact: Bekir Fatih Meral
  • Moller, V. (2005). Resilient or Resigned? Criminal Victimisation and Quality of Life in South Africa. Social Indicators Research, 72, 263–317.
    Contact: Valerie Moller
  • Nielsen, I., Paritski, O., & Smyth, R. (2010). Subjective Well-Being of Beijing Taxi Drivers. Journal of Happiness Studies, 11(6), 721–733.
    Contact: Ingrid Nielsen
  • Nielsen, I., Smyth, R., & Zhai, Q. G. (2010). Subjective well-being of China’s off-farm migrants. Journal of Happiness Studies, 11(3), 315–333.
    Contact: Ingrid Nielsen
  • NOIPolls Personal Well-Being Index Report. (2014).
    Contact: NOIPolls: Nigeria
  • Page, K. N., Davidson, P., Edward, K. L., Allen, J., Cummins, R. A., Thompson, D. R., & Worrall-Carter, L. (2010). Recovering from an acute cardiac event – the relationship between depression and satisfaction. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 19, 736–743.
    Contact: Karen Leigh Edward
  • Renn, D., Pfaffenberger, N., Platter, M., Mitmansgruber, H., Höfer, S., & Cummins, R. A. (2009). International Well-being Index: the Austrian version. Social Indicators Research, 90, 243–256.
    Contact: Stefan Höfer
  • Rodriguez-Blazquez C., Frades-Payo. B., Forjaz. M. J., Ayala. A., Martinez-Martin, P., Fernandez-Mayoralas, G., & Rojo- Perez, F. (2011). Psychometric properties of the International Wellbeing Index in community-dwelling older adults. International Psychogeriatrics, 23(1), 161–169.
    Contact: Carmen Rodríguez Blázquez
  • Sibley, C. G., Harre, N., Hoverd, W. J. & Houkamau, C. A. (2011). The gap in the subjective wellbeing of Maori and New Zealand Europeans widened between 2005 and 2009. Social Indicators Research, 104, 103–115.
    Contact: Chris Sibley
  • Ski, C. F., Page, K., Thompson, D. R. Cummins, R. A., Salzberg, M., MacIsaac, A., & Worrall-Carter, L. (2012). Clinical outcomes associated with a pathway for screening and referral of depression in an acute cardiac ward. Journal of Clinical Nursing, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.03934.x
    Contact: Chantal Ski
  • Smyth, R., Nielsen, I., & Zhai, Q. (2009). Personal Well-Being in Urban China. Social Indicators Research, (in press).
    Contact: Ingrid Nielsen
  • Smyth, R., Nielsen, I., Zhai, Q., Liu, T., Liu, Y., Tang, C. Y., Wang, Z., Wang, Z., & Zhang, J. (2009). A study of the impact of environmental surroundings on personal well-being in urban China using a multi-item well-being indicator. Population Environment, 32, 353–375.
    Contact: Ingrid Nielsen
  • Soutphommasane, T. (2011). What Crisis? Wellbeing and the Australian quality of life. Melbourne: Per Capita Australia.
  • Sum, S., Mathews, R. M., Pourghasem, M., & Hughes, I. (2009). Internet Use as a Predictor of Sense of Community in Older People. Cyberpsychology & Behavior, 12(2), 235–239.
    Contact: Shima Sum
  • Thomas, J. (2005). Satyananda Yogic Lifestyle and Subjective Wellbeing. (Submitted).
    Contact: John Thomas
  • Theuns, P., Verresen, N., Mairesse, O., Goossens, R., Michiels, L., Peeters, E., & Wastiau, M. (2010). An Experimental Approach to the Joint Effects of Relations with Partner, Friends and Parents on Happiness. Psicológica, 31, 629–645.
    Contact: Peter Theuns
  • Tiliouine, H. (Submitted). Gender dimensions of Quality of life in Algeria. In Eckerman, L. (Ed.). Gender Lifespan and Quality of life: An International Perspective. Springer.
    Contact: Habib Tiliouine
  • Tiliouine, H., Cummins, R. A., & Davern, M. (2009). Islamic Religiosity, subjective wellbeing, and health. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 12(1): 55–74
    Contact: Habib Tiliouine
  • Tiliouine, H. (2009). Measuring satisfaction with religiosity and its contribution to the personal well-being index in a Muslim sample. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 4(1), 91–108.
    Contact: Habib Tiliouine
  • Tiliouine, H., & Belgoumidi, A. (2009). An exploratory study of religiosity, meaning in life and subjective wellbeing. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 4(1), 109–127.
    Contact: Habib Tiliouine
  • Tiliouine, H. (2009). Health and subjective wellbeing in Algeria: A developing country in transition. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 4(2), 223–238.
    Contact: Habib Tiliouine
  • Tiliouine, H. (2008). Stability and change in Personal and National Wellbeing in Algeria: A case study of a country in transition. In V. Moller & D. Hushka (Eds). Quality of life and the Millennium challenge: Advances in Quality-of-Life Studies. Social Indicators Series (35), Springer (pp. 115–138).
    Contact: Habib Tiliouine
  • Tiliouine, H. (2007). Health and Subjective Wellbeing in developing countries: The case of Algeria. WeD Working Paper 39, ESRC Research Group on Wellbeing in Developing Countries.
    Contact: Habib Tiliouine
  • Tiliouine, H., Cummins, R. A., & Davern, M. (2006). Measuring Wellbeing in Developing Countries: The Case of Algeria. Social Indicators Research, 75, 1–30.
    Contact: Habib Tiliouine
  • Tomyn, A. J., Norrish, J. M., & Cummins, R. A. (2012). The subjective wellbeing of indigenous Australian adolescents: Validating the personal Wellbeing Index – School Children. Social Indicators Research, DOI 10.1007/s11205-011-9970-y
    Contact: Adrian Tomyn
  • Tomyn, A. J., & Cummins, R. A. (2011). Subjective Wellbeing and Homeostatically Protected Mood: Theory Validation with Adolescents. Journal of Happiness Studies, (12)5, 897-914. DOI: 10.1007/s10902-010-9235-5
    Contact: Adrian Tomyn
  • Tomyn, A. J., & Cummins, R. A. (2011). The Subjective Wellbeing of High-School Students and Homeostasis Theory. Social Indicators Research, 101, 405–418. (DOI 10.1007/s11205-010-9668-6).
    Contact: Adrian Tomyn
  • Tomyn, A. J., Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M. D., & Cummins, R. A. (2011). The Personal Wellbeing Index: Psychometric equivalence for Adults and School Children. Social Indicators Research, DOI 10.1007/s11205-011-9964-9
    Contact: Adrian Tomyn
  • Tonon, G. (2006). “Aproximación teórica al estudio de la calidad de vida de los y las jóvenes en el Conurbano Bonaerense”. En Tonon, G (comp.) Juventud y protagonismo ciudadano. Espacio Editorial. Bs. As. 13–41.
    Contact: Graciela Tonon
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