Gratitude and health: An updated review

Lilian Jans-Beken*, Nele Jacobs, Mayke Janssens, Sanne Peeters, Jennifer Reijnders, Lilian Lechner, Johan Lataster

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Abstract

The purpose of this review is to extend previous review findings by providing an updated overview of the literature on the connection of gratitude to human health, specifically focusing on experimental study findings, to better understand possible causation, complemented with findings from multi-wave longitudinal studies.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages40
JournalJournal of positive psychology
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 2019

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Causality
Longitudinal Studies
Health

Keywords

  • Gratitude
  • health
  • physical health
  • mental health

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Gratitude and health : An updated review. / Jans-Beken, Lilian; Jacobs, Nele; Janssens, Mayke; Peeters, Sanne; Reijnders, Jennifer; Lechner, Lilian; Lataster, Johan.

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