Arbor, Vol 194, No 788 (2018)

Materialismo consumista e (in)felicidad: una revisión de la bibliografía

Manuel López-Casquete
Universidad Loyola Andalucía, España

José A. Muñiz-Velázquez
Universidad Loyola Andalucía, España

Diego Gómez-Baya
Universidad Loyola Andalucía, España


En este artículo llevamos a cabo una extensa revisión de la literatura científica en lo relativo a los vínculos entre materialismo y felicidad, desde un enfoque multidisciplinar que incluye la psicología, la comunicación, la economía y la ética. La línea dominante en la bibliografía insiste en vincular un mayor materialismo con una menor auto-percepción de felicidad y de bienestar, y con una mayor propensión a la depresión. En esta revisión atendemos a los aspectos que así lo evidencian, al rumbo actual de las investigaciones y a los retos aún pendientes de clarificación por parte de la comunidad investigadora.

Palabras clave

Materialismo; economía civil; eudaimonia; felicidad; depresión

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