Arbor, Vol 194, No 788 (2018)

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


https://doi.org/10.3989/arbor.2018.788n2012

Manuel López-Casquete
Universidad Loyola Andalucía, España
orcid http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8470-3579

José A. Muñiz-Velázquez
Universidad Loyola Andalucía, España
orcid http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4518-3624

Diego Gómez-Baya
Universidad Loyola Andalucía, España
orcid http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4651-0439

Resumen


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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