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A Modern Approach to Total Wellbeing [chapter]

Maja Hadzic, Meifania Chen, Rick Brouwer, Tharam Dillon
2009 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
In this paper we develop a framework that will help us define and measure total wellbeing of individuals in our volatile societies.  ...  This framework will help us better understand the complex nature of total wellbeing and develop effective prevention and intervention strategies.  ...  Since the identified factors are interactive and mutually dependant on one another, there is a need to employ an integrated, multidimensional approach to total wellbeing.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03978-2_13 fatcat:tq2a5zohl5ejxgvvxvvyg35yya

Gender Roles and Psychological Wellbeing: Difference in Contemporary Groups

Zoya Pervaiz
2021 Pakistan Social Sciences Review  
This study was conducted with the aim to investigate the generational changes in gender roles and the association of gender roles and psychological wellbeing in adults.  ...  Significant difference in the gender roles on the basis of age was observed showing groups of young adult participants having modern roles compared to groups of middle and old adult participants.  ...  Former group supports modern gender role approach which allows emancipation for women.  ... 
doi:10.35484/pssr.2021(5-ii)01 fatcat:tsymgoet6bfmjf5h4jxy76j72m

Wellbeing as the Goal of Policy

Richard Layard
2021 LSE Public Policy Review  
Where a policy increases the length of life, this counts as an addition to wellbeing, measured by Wellbeing-Years (or WELLBYs) per person born.  ...  If wellbeing is to play its proper role in decision-making, this will require a major re-organisation of Finance Ministries and other decision-making bodies.  ...  Jeremy Bentham, the founder of the wellbeing approach, opted for the total sum of wellbeing as the goal. But many modern thinkers would take a more egalitarian stance [9] .  ... 
doi:10.31389/lseppr.46 fatcat:swezoqo7cvaednzbace3ehg7rq

The Emergence of Wellbeing in Late Modern Capitalism: Theory, Research and Policy Responses

Vincent La Placa, Anneyce Knight
2017 International Journal of Social Science Studies  
As a result, the article also prescribes an epistemology founded upon a 'cultural' and 'relational' approach that can effectively underpin research and social policies relevant to wellbeing in late modern  ...  modernity and the subsequent shift to a late modern capitalist economy.  ...  Allan was a keen and engaging academic who encouraged scholarly activity and had a major impact upon the development of the study of health and wellbeing nationally and internationally.  ... 
doi:10.11114/ijsss.v5i3.2207 fatcat:mpzogtqy5ne3zlu37zl2aesqai

Wellbeing of Adolescents as a Requirement for Education in Late Modernity

Jutta Ecarius
2018 BCES Conference Books  
The current debate on wellbeing is directly linked to this, as a good wellbeing in late modernism with an open ethical horizon can be seen as a positive point of reference for education.  ...  A good wellbeing is a prerequisite for being convinced with self-efficacy that life is to a large extent self-directed.  ...  Data basis for the analysis of adolescent wellbeing A secondary analysis of a representative panoramic study of youth life conducted in 2012 was carried out on a total of 5,520 respondents, 10-18 years  ... 
doaj:e47eaa550b794a398b1141e37cb13a88 fatcat:q5ollrsuwjfo7okgkseeg33io4

Contribution of Agroforestry to Farmers Wellbeing in Forest Enclave, Edo State, Nigeria

C.A. Ojedokun, B.H. Ugege, R.I. Kolade, A.A. Tunde-Francis, F.A. Odediran
2020 Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management  
A simple random sampling technic was used in the selection of respondents and a total number of 120 copies of questionnaires were administered.  ...  Thus there is a need to assess its contribution of to farmer's wellbeing. Primary data needed for the study were collected through the administration of questionnaires to agroforestry farmers.  ...  having several approaches to its measurement.  ... 
doi:10.4314/jasem.v24i8.9 fatcat:vg4spvm53nd7nlvbb4vx77mbya

Digital Wellbeing: Evaluating Mandala Coloring Apps

Claudia Daudén Roquet, Corina Sas
2019 Zenodo  
Over the last decade there has been a significant growth of consumer products to support and promote both physical and mental wellbeing.  ...  We explore this translation from physical to digital by using the example of mandala coloring, a historic practice used as an instrument for mental wellbeing.  ...  Further, technology can offer new affordances beyond the traditional approach than can be enhance the digital experience for wellbeing.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3618202 fatcat:6lfqmzzq2fdajmluu64nii2xri

Well-being: a Latin American response to the socio-ecological crisis

Hans-Jürgen Burchardt
2022 Alternautas  
the meaningfulness of its measurements, as well as the introduction of the variable "time" as a determinant of social development, seeks to advance a socioecological model.  ...  In this regard, the Ecuadorean "healthy and good life index" (Indice de vida saludable y bien vivida, IVSBV) offers alternatives for measuring quality of life.Discussing sedimented ideas of wellbeing and  ...  On average, according to the IVSBV, the country's population only enjoys 11 years of wellbeing, which represents about a 14% of their total lifetime.  ... 
doi:10.31273/alternautas.v6i1.1089 fatcat:3o4kl4rzijh6ber6i33nxv4fwm

Researching into 'mind': the lost paradigm in modern medicine

M. Wasantha Gunathunga
2018 Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka  
Further, modern physiological approach has achieved only limited understanding of the mind and mental functions.  ...  Therefore, innovative approaches are needed for researching into the mind in order to improve mental wellbeing.  ... 
doi:10.4038/jccpsl.v24i1.8131 fatcat:gswpde7albfszi6q3ptgzovuty

Modelling Economic Wellbeing and Social Wellbeing for Sustainability: A Theoretical Concept

Aisyah Abu Bakar, Mariana Mohamed Osman, Syahriah Bachok, Mansor Ibrahim, Mohd Zin Mohamed
2015 Procedia Environmental Sciences  
The purpose of this paper is to explore relation between wellbeing and sustainability in an attempt to establish theoretical concept for sustainable wellbeing.  ...  Ethical and moral knowledge, as well as environmental responsibilities, are among obligations owed to as far as distant strangers at a distant time and space.  ...  In Malaysia Wellbeing Report, there were 14 components of wellbeing introduced. 68 indicators in total were used to measure each component.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proenv.2015.07.037 fatcat:o6hond5egbfvzdcxgjq44ohviq

EditorialOccupational safety and health in the service of people

Harri VAINIO
2015 Industrial Health  
The NIOSH in the USA has coined the approach of Total Worker Health, to cover the same issues.  ...  Workers' health should take into account the individual in his/ her totality: in addition to work, the person is living as a member of the society and a family, has personal habits and hobbies.  ... 
doi:10.2486/indhealth.53-387 pmid:26441040 pmcid:PMC4591130 fatcat:c4xqlmp3jfboxkkfq3kb3mro2e

Green Spaces and Urban Liveability in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from Bafoussam I, Cameroon

Gideon Samba, Reeves Meli Fokeng, Julius Tata Nfor, Roland Chah Ngwaimbi
2022 International Journal of Global Sustainability  
The Pearson moment Correlation used to test the hypothesis indicated a strong positive correlation at a calculated P-value .001, thus, green spaces have significant effects on the health and wellbeing  ...  Data for the study were obtained through primary and secondary sources using a mixed design method of inquiry which combines both quantitative and qualitative approaches to explore data on urban green  ...  wellbeing of modern communities.  ... 
doi:10.5296/ijgs.v6i1.19390 fatcat:3hyavbo5unfb7awyud67qwx2hu

From attunement to a meaning-centred good life: Book Review of Daniel Haybron's Happiness: A very short introduction

Paul T. P. Wong
2014 International Journal of Wellbeing  
A meaning-centered approach to how to live a good life To me, the greatest contribution of the book may be Haybron's meaning hypothesis of a good life.  ...  Seligman's (2012) PERMA theory would be considered a "list theory" of wellbeing, because it consists of a list of five conditions necessary for wellbeing; the problem with the list approach is that what  ... 
doi:10.5502/ijw.v4i2.5 fatcat:pwp7qzuxareztda7ozuu3yxmfu

Company town socio-economic transformation: concentration and factors system

Irine S. Antonova, Eugeny A. Pchelintsev, Danil D. Vavilov, I. Ardashkin, N. Martyushev
2016 SHS Web of Conferences  
The research concludes that, on the one hand, a low level of investments in diversification projects does not act upon the diversification process, on the other hand, socio-economic targets of diversification  ...  Acknowledgment The reported study was supported by RFBR, research project No. 16-36-00294 mol_a "The dynamic approach to effectiveness evaluation of diversification of a company town economy".  ...  Green uses the term "single-company community" to underline the deep dependence between the social wellbeing of a town and its town-forming enterprise [1] .  ... 
doi:10.1051/shsconf/20162801006 fatcat:2fuedk4cdfbwtkujcslkvb4gpe

Make it Measurable: Assessing Psychological Distress, Wellbeing and Resilience at Scale in Higher Education

Joep Van Agteren, Lydia Woodyatt, Matthew Iasiello, Julie Rayner, Michael Kyrios
2019 Student Success  
of students, moving beyond resource-intense but intermittent or untargeted approaches to intervention.  ...  There is a need to comprehensively measure mental health via outcomes of psychological distress combined with "positive" and "adaptive" states of mental health such as mental wellbeing and resilience.  ...  Students were invited to log into the platform via mobile-enabled devices on a browser that adhered to modern web standards.  ... 
doi:10.5204/ssj.v10i3.1411 fatcat:hwzfwl4h6bf2jaymg6fapxy4dm
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