Open Journal of Social Sciences

ISSN Print: 2327-5952    ISSN Online: 2327-5960

Call For Papers

    Special Issue on Happiness & Well-Being


    Happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being defined by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. Happy mental states may also reflect judgements by a person about their overall well-being.


    In this special issue, we intend to invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original research and review articles on exploring Happiness & Well-Being. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Cognitive evaluations of life
    • Life satisfaction
    • Job satisfaction
    • Affective enjoyment of life
    • Subjective well-being
    • Empirical investigation of subjective well-being
    • Measurement and evaluation of happiness
    • Positive psychology
    • Pleasant and meaningful life
    • Living habit and life-style for happiness


    Authors should read over the journal’s For Authors carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal’s Paper Submission System.


    Please kindly specify the “Special Issue” under your manuscript title. The research field “Special Issue - Happiness & Well-Being” should be selected during your submission.


    Special Issue Timetable:

    Submission Deadline

    April 25th, 2017

    Publication Date

    June 2017


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