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Designing Positive PsychologyTaking Stock and Moving Forward$
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Kennon M. Sheldon, Todd B. Kashdan, and Michael F. Steger

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780195373585

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373585.001.0001

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Place and Well-Being

Place and Well-Being

(p.385) 25 Place and Well-Being
Designing Positive Psychology

Richard Florida

Peter J. Rentfrow

Oxford University Press

This chapter makes a case for the importance of place in positive psychology. It addresses the question: Does where people live affect their psychological well-being? Despite the fair amount of research already available to help us answer that question, more research is still needed to really develop an understanding of the interplay between place and well-being. The final section of the chapter develops research agenda for further exploring the relation between place and well-being.

Keywords:   place, well-being, positive psychology, psychological research

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