I. Introduction: What is well-being?1Leonard Reinecke andMary Beth OliverMedia Use and Well-Being: Status Quo and Open Questions2Veronika HutaAn Overview of Hedonic and Eudaimonic Well-being Concepts3C. Scott Rigby andRichard M. RyanTime Well-Spent? Motivation for Entertainment Media and its Eudaimonic Aspects Through the Lens of Self-Determination Theory II. Processes: Psychological Mechanisms Connecting Media Use and Well- Being4Robin Nabi and Abby PrestinThe Tie that Binds: Reflecting on Emotion’s Role in the Relationship between Media Use and Subjective Well-Being5Melissa J. Robinson and Silvia Knobloch-WesterwickMood Management Through Selective Media Use for Health and Well-Being6Anne Bartsch andMary Beth OliverAppreciation of Meaningful Entertainment Experiences and Eudaimonic Well-Being7Diana RiegerMeaning Mortality Salience and Media Use8Leonard Reinecke and Allison EdenMedia Use and Recreation: Media-induced Recovery as a Link between Media Exposure and Well-Being9Mike Slater andJonathan CohenIdentification TEBOTS and Vicarious Wisdom of Experience: Narrative and the Self10Tilo HartmannParasocial Interaction Parasocial Relationships and Well-Being11Sven Joeckel andLeyla DogruelFrom Moral Corruption to Moral Management – Media’s Influence on People’s Morality and Well-Being12Christoph KlimmtSelf-Efficacy: Mediated Experiences and Expectations of Making a Difference13Catalina TomaTaking the Editor(s).