"Happiness" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Highly pleasant emotion characterized by outward manifestations of gratification; joy.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Happiness".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Happiness".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Happiness" by people in Profiles.
Increases in loneliness during medical school are associated with increases in individuals' likelihood of mislabeling emotions as negative. Emotion. 2022 Jun; 22(4):740-750.
Amygdala hyperactivation to angry faces in intermittent explosive disorder. J Psychiatr Res. 2016 08; 79:34-41.
Using and interpreting mental health measures in the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2014 Nov; 69 Suppl 2:S99-116.
Emotional language processing: how mood affects integration processes during discourse comprehension. Brain Lang. 2012 Sep; 122(3):199-210.
The association of perceived abuse and discrimination after September 11, 2001, with psychological distress, level of happiness, and health status among Arab Americans. Am J Public Health. 2010 Feb; 100(2):284-91.
Life, surgery, and the pursuit of happiness. Arch Surg. 2009 Jul; 144(7):607-11.
Identifying differences in biased affective information processing in major depression. Psychiatry Res. 2008 May 30; 159(1-2):18-24.
Experienced pleasantness. Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Mar; 5(3):119.
The concept of happiness: a multidimensional scaling investigation. Int J Aging Hum Dev. 1988; 27(2):141-54.