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The psychology of happiness

Author: Michael Argyle
Publisher: London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of research into the nature of happiness. In this 2nd edition new major research developments are brought together, often with surprising findings.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Argyle
ISBN: 0415226643 9780415226646 0415226651 9780415226653
OCLC Number: 155708423
Description: pages cm
Contents: Introduction --
How to measure and study happiness --
Joy and other positive emotions --
Satisfaction --
Humour and laughter --
Social relationships --
Work and employment --
Leisure --
Money, class and education --
Personality, age and gender --
Religion --
National differences in happiness --
Happiness enhancement --
The effects of positive moods and happiness --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Michael Argyle.
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`An impressive testimony to (Argyle's) enthusiasm, energy, eclecticism and grasp of the subject.' - Times Higher Education Supplement"This new edition is an excellent updated synthesis of the Read more...

 
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