Purpose, hope, and life satisfaction in three age groups.

Authors: 
Bronk, K. C., Hill, P., Lapsley, D., Talib, T., and Finch, W. H.
Publication Year: 
2009
Publication name or Publisher: 
Journal of Positive Psychology 4(6), 500-510. DOI: 10.1080/17439760903271439

Using the Revised Youth Purpose Survey (Bundick et al., 2006), the Trait Hope Scale (Snyder et al., 1991), and the Satisfaction with Life Scale (Diener, Emmons, Larsen, & Griffin, 1985), the present study examined the relationship among purpose, hope, and life satisfaction among 153 adolescents, 237 emerging adults, and 416 adults (N =
806). Results of this cross-sectional study revealed t