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Vol 6, No 2 (2008)
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Hope as a positive factor for happiness among Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

Marcin Wnuk, Mateusz Hędzelek
Seksuologia Polska 2008;6(2):51-56.

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Vol 6, No 2 (2008)
Prace oryginalne
Published online: 2008-09-29

Abstract


Introduction. The aim of this study was to examine whether hope is related to happiness operationalized as a subjective global feeling of satisfaction with life, desire to life, feeling of hopelessness, passion to life, feeling of happiness in a few recent days, and perceiving contentment with a few domains of life.
Material and methods. The sample consisted of 30 participants of Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous groups. The following tools were used: Herth Hope Index (HHI), Cantril Leader, Beck Hopelessness Scale (BHS), scale regarding evaluation of contentment with particular domains of life, one-item scales regarding desire to life, passion of life and feeling of happiness in a few recent days.
Results. Noticed relationships between hope and almost all global measures of happiness including desire to life, feeling of hopelessness, passion of life and feeling of happiness in a few recent days. Hope was related to six from twelve evaluating domains: friends, health, perspective on the future, life achievements, ways of spending of free time and sex.
Conclusion. Hope is a important factor in shaping of happiness and contentment with some areas of life among Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous.

Abstract


Introduction. The aim of this study was to examine whether hope is related to happiness operationalized as a subjective global feeling of satisfaction with life, desire to life, feeling of hopelessness, passion to life, feeling of happiness in a few recent days, and perceiving contentment with a few domains of life.
Material and methods. The sample consisted of 30 participants of Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous groups. The following tools were used: Herth Hope Index (HHI), Cantril Leader, Beck Hopelessness Scale (BHS), scale regarding evaluation of contentment with particular domains of life, one-item scales regarding desire to life, passion of life and feeling of happiness in a few recent days.
Results. Noticed relationships between hope and almost all global measures of happiness including desire to life, feeling of hopelessness, passion of life and feeling of happiness in a few recent days. Hope was related to six from twelve evaluating domains: friends, health, perspective on the future, life achievements, ways of spending of free time and sex.
Conclusion. Hope is a important factor in shaping of happiness and contentment with some areas of life among Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous.
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Keywords

hope; happiness; well-being; quality of life; Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

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Title

Hope as a positive factor for happiness among Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

Journal

Seksuologia Polska (Polish Sexology)

Issue

Vol 6, No 2 (2008)

Pages

51-56

Published online

2008-09-29

Bibliographic record

Seksuologia Polska 2008;6(2):51-56.

Keywords

hope
happiness
well-being
quality of life
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

Authors

Marcin Wnuk
Mateusz Hędzelek

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