Orientaciones a la felicidad: placer, compromiso y significado: Diferencias socio-demográficas
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happiness
age
socio-economic level
education status
gender felicidad
edad
nivel socioeconómico
escolaridad
género

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Durón-Ramos, M. F., García-Vázquez, F. I., Collins-Tenorio, J. J., & Márquez Pérez, P. J. . (2022). Orientaciones a la felicidad: placer, compromiso y significado: Diferencias socio-demográficas. Psicumex, 12(1), 1–22. https://doi.org/10.36793/psicumex.v12i1.487

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La psicología positiva tiene un interés particular en investigar los aspectos positivos de los seres humanos, tales como la felicidad y los factores que pudieran ayudar a promoverla. Trabajos recientes sugieren que el constructo denominado orientaciones a la felicidad es valioso para el análisis en este campo. Existen tres orientaciones a la felicidad: placer, significado y compromiso, las cuales proveen un entendimiento más extenso de la felicidad. El presente estudio tuvo como objetivo establecer las diferencias de orientaciones a felicidad en la población mexicana de acuerdo a la edad, nivel socioeconómico, escolaridad y género. Se realizó una investigación con enfoque cuantitativo transeccional con un alcance descriptivo. La muestra fue constituida por 200 personas pertenecientes a una ciudad en el noreste de México. Se realizaron análisis estadísticos para comparar los grupos según datos sociodemográficos. Se utilizó ANOVA para las comparaciones entre los grupos de edad, nivel socioeconómico y escolaridad; una prueba t-Student se implementó para el análisis según el género. Las diferencias en orientación a la felicidad fueron únicamente significativas en la edad. Los participantes de 26 a 36 años reportaron menor felicidad en comparación con los participantes más jóvenes (18-26) y los mayores (37-80). Finalmente, se discuten las implicaciones de los resultados obtenidos.

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