Tag Archives: definition wellbeing

Quantify Happiness, Objective Subjective States and Happiness

Quantify Happiness, objective subjective states and happiness, defining and measuring happiness and wellbeing, self assessments and happiness, happiness: attempting to quanitfy the unquantifiable? Continue reading

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Prozac, Depression, Antidepressants and Health?

Prozac, depression, antidepressants and the difference between symptom relief and health, using crisis as an opportunity for fundamental change, drugs and symptom relief, a prozac nation forgetting to build health? Continue reading

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Organismic theory, Personality Definition, Lifetrack theory

Organismic theory, systems theory, personality definition, positive definition of health and personality, personality as a set of interacting parts, lifetrack model as an organasmic theory, similarities and differences. Continue reading

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Henry Murray, 20 Motives or Needs, Human Psychology

Henry Murray, 20 motives or needs, human psychology, 27 psychogenic needs, TAT, achievement, power, affiliation, nurturance and comparison with the lifetrack model of health that fulfills criteria for health models by Maria Jahoda. Three psychological needs are presented that determine health and distress: self, intimacy and achievement. Continue reading

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Current Psychology

Current psychology, positive mental health vs. preventive mental health, attending to risk factors, using crisis as an opportunity to build inner health, positive definition of health based on criteria of Jahoda. Continue reading

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Abraham Maslow Hierarchy of Needs

Abraham Maslow Hierarchy of Needs, Maslow theories, Maslow, psychological aspirations or universal human psychological needs, comparison with Lifetrack, a model of positive mental health that allows for tradeoffs of psychological needs, and integrates a model of the mind at its best and in distress. Continue reading

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Happiness and Health

Definition of Wellbeing as positive peaks of peace, friendliness, physical wellbeing, happiness, mastery, a model of health that meets Jahoda’s 6 criteria for Positive Mental Health, definition of spheres of happiness and health Continue reading

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