Drawing on personality and power research, Yona Kifer of Tel Aviv University in Israel and colleagues hypothesized that holding a position of authority might enhance subjective well-being through an increased feeling of authenticity.
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SWB stands for Subjective Well-Being (psychology)
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Psychology once only concerned with psychopathology has turned towards preventative investigations into vitality as a construct in human wellness (Cowen E, 1991) as it relates to subjective well-being and human potential (Ryan R and Deci, 2001), and happiness (Ryan R, Huta V, and Deci E, 2008).
The Satisfaction with Life Scale was used to measure subjective well-being (Diener, Emmons, Larsen, & Griffin, 1985).
Using recent data on a broader array of countries, we establish a clear positive link between average levels of subjective well-being and GDP per capita across countries, and find no evidence of a satiation point beyond which wealthier countries have no further increases in subjective well-being.
a leading well-being researcher from the University of Illinois and a Gallup Senior Scientist, the relationship between GDP and subjective well-being is for the most part to be expected.
A number of researchers have also found significant relationships between subjective well-being (satisfaction with life) and marital status (see Diener, Gohm, Suh, & Oishi, 2000).