On the Multivariate Structure of Wellbeing

  • Shlomit Levy
  • Louis Guttman
Part of the Social Indicators Research Series book series (SINS, volume 26)


A mapping sentence is provided for defining the universe of observations of wellbeing. According to this, assessment of wellbeing is attitudinal. Data from several studies verify that the First Law of Attitude holds for wellbeing. These data also show the structure of the interrelationships among the variables to be that of intermeshing cylindrexes, in an SSA space of four dimensions. Areas of life play the role of polarizing facets, while self-versus-community and situation-versus-treatment serve as axial facets. Modulating facets include primary-to-secondary interaction, and generality-to-specificity.


Personal Wellbeing Israel Institute Personal Happiness Life Area Modulate Facet 
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  • Shlomit Levy
  • Louis Guttman

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