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Obiettivi di vita, valori personali e benessere: uno studio empirico
Journal Title: PSICOLOGIA DELLA SALUTE 
Author/s:  Patrizia Steca, Ilaria Parisi, Andrea Greco, Roberta Pozzi 
Year:  2009 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  17 Pg. 5-21 FullText PDF:  572 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PDS2009-003001
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Life goals, personal values and individual well-being: an empirical study - People fell happier and more satisfied when they have the possibility to devote themselves to the achievement of their life-goals, the most important goals usually reflect high-priority values that function as life guides. Main aim of the present study, involving 240 Italian adults, was to investigate the relationships among personal values, life-goals, and individual wellbeing. We identified various types of people considering their personal values and life-goals; they were then compared on four well-being indicators: life satisfaction, self-esteem, optimism, and hedonic balance. The pursuit of "relational" life-goals, supported by universalism and benevolence values, promotes higher levels of self-esteem and life satisfaction.
Keywords: Key words: personal goals, personal values, life satisfaction, self-esteem, optimism, hedonic Balance

Patrizia Steca, Ilaria Parisi, Andrea Greco, Roberta Pozzi, in "PSICOLOGIA DELLA SALUTE" 3/2009, pp. 5-21, DOI:10.3280/PDS2009-003001

   

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