Keeing Up with Publications

These are a few research articles on the subject of happiness that have been recently published in peer reviewed journals.

 
 
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Exploring the Self-Reported Well-Being Attributes in Anxiety and Depression

Farhadi A. Exploring the Self-Reported Well-Being Attributes in Anxiety and Depression. Open Science Journal of Psychology. 2018; 5(3): 28-37.

This article discusses how the overall sense of subjective well-being and most well-being attributes in our study were negatively associated with both self-reported and objective assessment of anxiety and depression. In addition, the household income showed a negative correlation with the prevalence of anxiety and depression. In this study, we showed that SWB, and several well-being attributes that contribute to the sense of overall contentment, are negatively affected in those with anxiety and depression. We also showed that household income was negatively correlated with the prevalence of anxiety and depression. Recognizing the specifics of the disturbed personality traits could open a new horizon for helping these individuals using more specific forms of psychological interventions.

 
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Connecting our gut feeling and how our gut feels: The role of well-being attributes in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Farhadi A, Banton D, Keefer L. Connecting our gut feeling and how our gut feels: The role of well-being attributes in Irritable Bowel Syndrome. J Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2018;2: 289-298.

This article shows how subjective well-being, and several well-being attributes that contribute to the sense of overall contentment, are negatively associated with GI symptoms and IBS. The link between subjective well-being, and GI symptoms and IBS are independent of anxiety and depression. Well-being attributes and sense of subjective well-being may be a contributory factor in clinical expression of GI symptoms or IBS consistent with the biopsychosocial model of the disease.

 
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The Factors Involved in the Sense of Subjective Wellbeing (A Survey of 250 Subjects

Farhadi A, Mobarhan S. The Factors Involved in the Sense of Subjective Wellbeing (A Survey of 250 Subjects). World J Social Sci. 2017 Jan 4;1;14-21.

In this preliminary study, we found that there is little difference in the things people regard as the most important thing in life and the things that make them happy among different age groups or gender. In addition, despite thousands of miles of geographical separation and a very wide socioeconomic and educational gap between the two population groups in our study, there was no significant difference between what people regard as the most important thing in life and the things that make them happy.