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Dispositional Envy: A Conceptual Review
Dispositional Envy: A Conceptual Review
Jens Lange Lisa Blatz Jan Crusius

Humans have a powerful desire for social status (Anderson et al., 2015) that is motivated by an evolved need for respect, admiration, and influence (Kenrick et al., 2010). In fact, research indicates that status attainment yields substantial benefits. It fuels self-esteem and lowers depression (Fournier, 2009), raises subjective well-being (Anderson, Kraus et al., 2012), improves several health indicators such as stress, weight, affectivity, sleep quality, or coping ability (Adler et al., 2000), and elevates others’ perception of a person's competence (Anderson and Kilduff, 2009). In light of these benefits, threats to personal status should elicit strong emotional ...

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