Personality Influences On Health Well Being


Diener (1998) [4]
Diener, Suh, Lucas, & Smith (1999) [5]
Weiss, Bates, & Luciano (2008) [11]
Steel, Schmidt, & Shultz (2008) [10]
DeNeve & Cooper (1998) [3]


Deary, Weiss, & Batty (2010) [2]
Roberts, Kuncel, Shiner, Caspi, & Goldberg (2007) [9]
Ozer & Benet-Martínez (2006) [8]


Friedman & Kern (2013) [6]

Build and grow?

  • Kok & Frederickson (2013) [((Kok2013))]
  • Brown critique [1] (pdf)
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