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Cheerfulness


Sommer, K; Ruch, Willibald (2009). Cheerfulness. In: Lopez, Shane J. The encyclopedia of positive psychology. Malden, Mass., US: Wiley-Blackwell, 144-148.

Abstract

Cheerfulness represents an individual’s actual (as a mood state) or habitual (as a trait or temperament) disposition for amusement and laughter and seeing the bright side of life including taking adversity less seriously. State and trait cheerfulness contribute to the good life by enabling individuals to positive emotions and maintain them.

Abstract

Cheerfulness represents an individual’s actual (as a mood state) or habitual (as a trait or temperament) disposition for amusement and laughter and seeing the bright side of life including taking adversity less seriously. State and trait cheerfulness contribute to the good life by enabling individuals to positive emotions and maintain them.

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Item Type:Book Section, not refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Psychology
Dewey Decimal Classification:150 Psychology
Language:English
Date:2009
Deposited On:13 Mar 2009 09:37
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 12:59
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN:978-1-4051-6125-1
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