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Are Happiness and Life Satisfaction Different Across Religious groups? Exploring Determinants of Happiness and Life Satisfaction

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Are Happiness and Life Satisfaction Different Across Religious groups? Exploring Determinants of Happiness and Life Satisfaction. / Ngamaba, Kayonda Hubert; Soni, Debbie.

In: Journal of religion and health, 07.08.2017, p. 1-22.

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Ngamaba, KH & Soni, D 2017, 'Are Happiness and Life Satisfaction Different Across Religious groups? Exploring Determinants of Happiness and Life Satisfaction', Journal of religion and health, pp. 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-017-0481-2

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Ngamaba, K. H., & Soni, D. (2017). Are Happiness and Life Satisfaction Different Across Religious groups? Exploring Determinants of Happiness and Life Satisfaction. Journal of religion and health, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-017-0481-2

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Ngamaba KH, Soni D. Are Happiness and Life Satisfaction Different Across Religious groups? Exploring Determinants of Happiness and Life Satisfaction. Journal of religion and health. 2017 Aug 7;1-22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-017-0481-2

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Ngamaba, Kayonda Hubert ; Soni, Debbie. / Are Happiness and Life Satisfaction Different Across Religious groups? Exploring Determinants of Happiness and Life Satisfaction. In: Journal of religion and health. 2017 ; pp. 1-22.

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