Effects of Affect and Cognition on Subjective QOL

  • M. Joseph Sirgy
Part of the Social Indicators Research Series book series (SINS, volume 50)


This chapter describes the effects of affect and cognition on subjective well-being. Many QOL studies have shown that mood, causal attributions, appraisals, personal meaning, habituation, and cognitive frames play an important role in subjective well-being. Let us review the evidence.


Life Satisfaction Positive Mood Irrational Belief Causal Attribution Mood Induction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Joseph Sirgy
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  1. 1.Department of Marketing Pamplin College of BusinessVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgUSA

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