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In recent study, psychology started to focus not only about mental disorders but also focus on
new themes, such as happiness. To make a strong family bond, happiness is an essential.
Reseacher try to analyze the concept of happiness in two new waves of psychology, which is
positive psychology and Islamic psychology. Positive psychology use term of well being to
explain and measured happiness. Islamic psychology has different perspective about happiness,
that makes definition about happiness in Islamic term could not use well-being to measure
happiness. The two waves also different in term of determinant, indicators and how to increase
happiness.Hopefully this article could be a basic foundation to develop new set of concept and
measurement of happiness with eternal happiness paradigm.


Happiness Well-being Positive Psychology Islamic Psychology

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Stephani Raihana Hamdan, Universitas Islam Bandung, Bandung

Fakultas Psikologi
How to Cite
Hamdan, S. R. (2018). Happiness: Psikologi Positif Versus Psikologi Islam. Unisia, 38(84), 1–14. Retrieved from
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