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By Filomena Maggino

This Festschrift is released in honor of Alex C. Michalos, an outstanding student and proposal to many upcoming and recognized teachers and practitioners. The Festschrift celebrates his lifelong, impressive clinical and cultural contribution to caliber of existence study. It includes contributions written via the main prestigious and well known students within the box of social signs examine and caliber of existence reports. Taken jointly, the contributions from students around the globe replicate Michalos’ stance that even supposing there's variations in person medical positions, the language within the box of caliber of existence has no limits and boundaries.

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L. Shek of focusing on “problems” of young people, greater attention should be put on “potentials and abilities” of young people. As pointed out by Schulman and Davies (2007), ‘positive youth development requires more than the absence of negative behaviors: it is the acquisition of all the knowledge, skills, competencies, and experiences required to successfully transition from adolescence to adulthood’ (p. 4). There are several distinct features of the positive youth development approach. The first feature is its ecological emphasis.

1976), global life satisfaction has been defined as a cognitive evaluation of one’s life as a whole (Shin and Johnson 1978). Although affect can influence life satisfaction reports, life satisfaction is distinguished from transitory affective states. Emotions refer to specific momentary reactions to specific events that occur in people’s lives, such as anger, joy, anxiety, and so forth. Life satisfaction reports typically refer to more general, enduring background appraisals encompassing one’s overall life or major facets of one’s life (Diener et al.

2007). Constructing summary indices of quality of life: a model for the effect of heterogeneous importance weights. Sociological Methods and Research, 35 (May), 455–496. Hernandez, D. , and Cervantes, W. (2012). Measuring social disparities via the CWI: Race-Ethnicity, income, and immigrant status. In Land, K. C. ), The well-being of America’s children: developing and improving the child and youth well-being index (pp. 77–120). New York: Springer. Huebner, E. S. (1991). Correlates of life satisfaction in children.

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