International Journal of Wellbeing

The International Journal of Wellbeing was launched on 31st January 2011 in order to promote interdisciplinary research on wellbeing. The editorial team are dedicated to open access for academic research, and to making the journal's content permanently free for all readers and authors.



IJW Article of the Year Prize - Winners announced

The Editors of the International Journal of Wellbeing are proud to announce the winners of the inaugural ‘Article of the Year Prize’ as Stephen Schueller, Todd Kashdan, and Acacia Parks. The editors commend these authors on the importance and impact of their article ‘Synthesizing positive psychological interventions: Suggestions for conducting and interpreting meta-analyses’.  
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Vol 5, No 3 (2015)

Table of Contents


Elucidating the constructs happiness and wellbeing: A mixed-methods approach PDF
Janine Jongbloed, Lesley Andres
Personality traits and health behaviors as predictors of subjective wellbeing among a multiethnic sample of university-attending emerging young adults PDF
Chia-Hsin Emily Cheng, Jie W Weiss, Judith M Siegel
Public policies for wellbeing with justice: A theoretical discussion based on capabilities and opportunities PDF
Jaya Krishnakumar, Ricardo Nogales
Differences of novice to black belt Aikido practitioners in mindfulness: A longitudinal study PDF
John Lothes
Understanding the experiences of positive life changes during postgraduate study on a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology programme: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis PDF
Christian Jun van Nieuwerburgh, Agnieszka M. Lech

Book Reviews

Review of Character Strengths Matter – How to Live a Full Life, edited by Shannon Polly and Kathryn Britton PDF
Denise Quinlan

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