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The Psychology of Quality of LifeEffects of Needs and Need Satisfaction on Wellbeing

The Psychology of Quality of Life: Effects of Needs and Need Satisfaction on Wellbeing [There are varied conceptualizations of happiness, subjective wellbeing, and positive mental health based on need satisfaction concepts. In this chapter, I describe these conceptualizations in terms of needs for having, loving, and being; needs for being, belonging, and becoming; physical, social, and self-actualization needs; needs for subsistence, protection, affection, understanding, participation, idleness, creation, identity, and freedom; the need for self-determination (competence, autonomy, and relatedness); the needs for a pleasant life, an engaged life, and a meaningful life; The PERMA model; the human need to flourish; and the need for a purposeful life.] http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

The Psychology of Quality of LifeEffects of Needs and Need Satisfaction on Wellbeing

Part of the Social Indicators Research Series Book Series (volume 83)

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Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright
© The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2021
ISBN
978-3-030-71887-9
Pages
263 –281
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-71888-6_12
Publisher site
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Abstract

[There are varied conceptualizations of happiness, subjective wellbeing, and positive mental health based on need satisfaction concepts. In this chapter, I describe these conceptualizations in terms of needs for having, loving, and being; needs for being, belonging, and becoming; physical, social, and self-actualization needs; needs for subsistence, protection, affection, understanding, participation, idleness, creation, identity, and freedom; the need for self-determination (competence, autonomy, and relatedness); the needs for a pleasant life, an engaged life, and a meaningful life; The PERMA model; the human need to flourish; and the need for a purposeful life.]

Published: Jun 10, 2021

Keywords: Happiness; Subjective wellbeing; Positive mental health; Need satisfaction; Need for having; Need for loving; Need for being; Need for belonging; Need for becoming; Physical needs; Social needs; Self-actualization needs; Need for subsistence; Need for protection; Need for affection; Need for understanding; Need for participation; Need for idleness; Need for creation; Need for identity; Need for freedom; Needs for self-determination; Need for competence; Need for autonomy; Need for relatedness; Pleasant life; Engaged life; Meaningful life; PERMA; Need to flourish; Purposeful life

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