Happiness measure, code: A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a


Selfreport on 10 questions:

During the past few weeks, did you ever feel ....? (yes/no)
A Particularly exited or interested in something?
B So restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair?
C Proud because someone complimented you on something
you had done?
D Very lonely or remote from other people?
E Pleased about having accomplished something?
F Bored?
G On top of the world?
H Depressed or very unhappy?
I That things were going your way?
J Upset because someone criticized you?

Answer options and scoring:
yes = 1
no = 0
Summation:
-Positive Affect Score (PAS): A+C+E+G+I
-Negative Affect Score (NAS): B+D+F+H+J
-Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS minus NAS
Possible range: -5 to +5

Name: Bradburn's 'Affect Balance Scale' (standard version)
  
Classification
Focus, A-BB Affect: Balance (Bradburn's 10 item inde
Time frame, cm last month, last few weeks
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 2
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAdams (1988): study US 1981
TitleWhich comes First: Poor Psychological Well-Being or Decreased Friendship Activity?
Public62+ aged, white non-married females, middle class suburb of Chicago, USA. followed 1981-84
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceAndrews & Withey (1976): study US 1972 /2
TitleSocial Indicators of Well-Being. Americans Perceptions of Life Quality.
Public18+ aged, general public, USA, Nov 1972
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceAndrews & Withey (1976): study US 1973 /1
TitleSocial Indicators of Well-Being. Americans Perceptions of Life Quality.
Public18+ aged, general public, USA, 1973/7
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBaker & Intagliata (1982): study US 1981
TitleQuality of Life in the Evaluation of Community Support Systems.
PublicMental patients shortly after change in institutional setting, USA, 1981
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBaker et al. (1994): study US 1992
TitleQuality of Life of Bone Marrow Transplant Long-Term Survivors.
PublicBone marrow transplant survivors 5 years after transplant, United States, 1992
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBarefoot et al. (1998): study US 1978
TitleTrust, Health and Longevity.
PublicElderly, USA, followed from 1978 to 1992
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBradburn (1969): study US 1963
TitleThe Structure of Psychological Well-Being.
Public21-60 aged, urban areas, USA, 1963 - 64
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBriscoe (1982): study GB 1977
TitleSex Differences in Psychological Well-Being.
PublicMarried couples with high incidence of minor psychiatric problems, London, U.K., 1977
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCampbell (1981): study US 1978
TitleThe Sense of Well-Being in America.
Public18+ aged, general public, USA, 1978
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceChang & Dodder (1984): study US 1980
TitleActivity and Affect among the Aged.
PublicRetired teachers, Oklahoma, USA and Taipei, Taiwan, 198?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCheng & Furnham (2003a): study GB London 2001
TitlePersonality, Self-Esteem, and Demographic Predictions of Happiness and Depression.
PublicStudents. London, UK, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCheng & Furnham (2003a): study GB London 2003
TitlePersonality, Self-Esteem, and Demographic Predictions of Happiness and Depression.
PublicStudents, London, UK, 2003
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCherlin & Reeder (1975): study US Los Angeles County, California 1972
TitleThe Dimensions of Psychological Well-Being: A Critical Review.
PublicAdults, general public, Los Angeles County, USA, 1972-1973
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study AR 1991
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Argentina, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study AT 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Austria, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study BE 1981
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Belgium, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study BE 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Belgium, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study BR 1991
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Brazil, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study BY 1984
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Belarus, 1984
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study BY 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Belarus, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study CA 1981
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Canada, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study CA 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Canada, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study CL 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Chile , 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study CN 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, China, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study DK 1981
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study DK 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study EE 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Estonia, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study ES 1981
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Spain, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study ES 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Spain, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study FR 1981
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, France, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study FR 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, France, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study GB 1981
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study GB 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study HU 1981
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Hungary, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study HU 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Hungary, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study IE 1981
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Ireland, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study IE 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Ireland, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study IN 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, India, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study IS 1981
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Iceland, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study IS 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Iceland, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study IT 1981
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Italy, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study IT 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Italy, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study JP 1981
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Japan, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study JP 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Japan, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study LT 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Lithuania, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study LV 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Latvia, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study MX 1981
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Mexico, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study MX 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Mexico, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study NG 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Nigeria, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study NL 1981
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study NL 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study NO 1981
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Norway, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study NO 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Norway, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study PL 1989
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Poland, 1989
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study PT 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Portugal, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study RO 1993
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Romania, 1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study RU 1991
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study SE 1981
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Sweden, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study SE 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Sweden, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study SI 1992
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Slovenia, 1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study US 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study ZA 1981
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study ZA 1990
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCzapinski & Peeters (1989): study ZZ Various nation sets 1985
TitleLife Satisfaction and Well-Being among Poles and Belgians: A Preliminary Verification of "Onion" Theory of Happiness.
Public25+ aged, Belgium and Poland, 198?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener et al. (2000a): study ZZ World samples 1990
TitleSimilarity of the Relation between Marital Status and Subjective Well-Being across Cultures.
Public18+ aged, general public, 43 nations 1990-1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDuckitt (1982): study ZA 1980
TitleSocial Integration and Psychological Well-Being: A Study of Elderly Persons living in the Inner-City Area of Pretoria.
Public65-90 aged whites Pretoria, South Africa, 198?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceFogarty (1985): study GB 1981
TitleBritish Attitudes to Work.
PublicAdults, general public, Britain, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceFrancis & Bolger (1994): study GB 1990
TitlePersonality and Psychological Well-Being in Later Life.
Public55-85 aged retired civil servants, UK, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceFrancis & Bolger (1994): study GB 1993
TitlePersonality and Psychological Well-Being in Later Life.
Public55-85 aged, retired civil servants, United Kingdom, 199?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceFranklin et al. (1986): study US 1985
TitleAssessing Quality of Life of the Mentally Ill. A Three Dimensional Model.
Public18-65 aged, mentally ill, USA, 1985
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGaitz & Scott (1972): study US Texas 1969
TitleAge and the Measurement of Mental Health.
PublicAdults, general public, Houston, Texas, USA, 1969
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGarber (1971): study US California 1970
TitleRetired Soldiers in Second Careers: Self-Assessed Change, Reference Group Salience, and Psychological Well-Being.
PublicMiddle-aged, presently employed army retirees, California, USA, 1970
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGeorge (1978): study US NorthCarolina 1973
TitleThe Impact of Personality and Social Status Factors upon Levels of Activity and Psychological Well-Being.
Public50+ aged, whites, Durham, North Carolina, USA, 197?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGerard (1985): study GB 1981
TitleValues and Voluntary Work.
Public18+ aged, general public, Great Britain, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGoldberg et al. (1979): study US 1971
TitleDepressed Mood and Subsequent Physical Illness.
Public18+ aged, died within 1-4 years and matched controls, USA, 1971-76
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGraney & Graney (1973): study US 1971
TitleScaling Adjustment in Older People.
Public62-89 aged females, USA, 1971
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGraney (1973): study US 1967
TitleThe Affect Balance Scale and Old Age.
Public62-89 aged females, followed 4 years USA, 1967-71
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGraney (1975): study US 1967
TitleHappiness and Social Participation in Aging.
Public62-89 aged females, followed 4 years, USA, 1967-71
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGutiérrez et al. (2005): study ES Madrid 2002
TitlePersonality and Subjective Well-Being: Big Five Correlates and Demographic Variables.
PublicNursing professionals, 7 hospitals, Madrid, Spain, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHacker & Gaitz (1969): study US 1966
TitleThe Moral Career of the Elderly Mental Patient.
PublicAged mental patients, 1 year after admission, USA, 1966
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHall (1976): study GB 1971
TitleSubjective Measures of Quality of Life in Britain, 1971 to 1975: Some Developments and Trends.
PublicAdults, general public, Great Britain, 1971-1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceHall (1976): study GB 1975
TitleSubjective Measures of Quality of Life in Britain, 1971 to 1975: Some Developments and Trends.
PublicAdults, general public, urban areas, United Kingdom, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceHalman et al. (1987): study GB Northern Ireland 1981
TitleTraditie, Secularisatie en Individualisering. (Tradition, Secularization and Individualisation- a Study into the Values of the Dutch within a European Context
Public18+ aged, general public, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceHalman et al. (1987): study ZZ EU 10 1981 /1
TitleTraditie, Secularisatie en Individualisering. (Tradition, Secularization and Individualisation- a Study into the Values of the Dutch within a European Context
Public18+ aged, general public, EU 10 nations, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceHalman et al. (1987): study ZZ EU 10 1981 /2
TitleTraditie, Secularisatie en Individualisering. (Tradition, Secularization and Individualisation- a Study into the Values of the Dutch within a European Context
Public18+ aged, general public, EU 10, 1981
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHanson & Spanier (1983): study US Pennsylvania 1977
TitleFamily Development and Adjustment to Marital Separation.
PublicRecently separated, Pennsylvania.USA, followed 2 years, 1977-79
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHaraldsson & Houtkooper (1991): study ZZ Developed nations 1981
TitlePsychic Experiences in the Multinational Human Values Study: Who Reports Them?
Public15+ aged general popualtion, 11 western nations, 1981-1984
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHarding (1982): study GB 1975
TitlePsychological Well-Being in Great Britain: An Evaluation of the Bradburn Affect Balance Scale.
PublicAdults, general public, urban areas, Great-Britain, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHarding (1985): study GB 1981
TitleValues and the Nature of Psychological Well-Being.
Public18+ aged, general public, Great Britain, 1983
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHarkins (1978): study US 1973
TitleEffects of Empty Nest Transition on Self-report of Psychological and Physical Well-Being.
PublicEmpty Nest mothers, USA, 1973-1974
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHay & Morisy (1978): study GB 1976
TitleReports of Esctatic, Paranormal, or Religious Experience in Great Britain and the United States: A Comparison of Trends.
PublicGeneral public, Great Britain, 1976
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHay (1979): study GB 1976
TitleThe Spiritual Experiences of the British.
PublicAdult, general public, Great Britain, 1976
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHeadey & Wearing (1981): study AU 1978
TitleAustralians' Priorities, Satisfaction and Well-Being.
Public16+ aged, general public, Australia, 1978
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceHeadey & Wearing (1981): study AU AU Victoria 1978 /1
TitleAustralians' Priorities, Satisfaction and Well-Being.
PublicAdults, general public, Melbourne, Australia, followed 25 months 1978-1981
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHeadey (1981): study AU 1978
TitleThe Quality of Life in Australia.
PublicAdults, general public, Australia, 1978
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHeadey et al. (1984a): study AU 1978
TitleThe Impact of Life Events and Changes in Domain Satisfactions on Well-Being.
Public18-65 aged, general public, followed 3 years, Melbourne, Australia, 1979-80
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHeadey et al. (1993): study AU AU Victoria 1981
TitleDimensions of Mental Health: Life Satisfaction, Positive Affect, Anxiety and Depression.
Public18-65 aged, Victoria, Australia, followed 1981 to 1987
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHébert et al. (2007): study CA Quebec 2006
TitleLe Programme "Apprendre à être Mieux...et Mieux Aider" à l' Intention des Aidants Familiaux d'un Parent atteint de Démence vivant à Domicile. (The Programme "Learning to Feel Better"...and Care Better).
PublicFamily caregivers followed before and after stress coping programme, Canada, Quebec, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceInglehart (1994): study ZZ 1990
TitleModernization and Postmodernization: The Changing Relationship between Economic Development, Cultural Change and Political Change.
Public18+ aged, general public, 43 nations, 1990-1991
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKammann & Flett (1983a): study NZ 1980
TitleSourcebook for Measuring Well-Being with Affectometer 2.
Public18 + aged, general public, New Zealand, 198?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKammann & Flett (1983a): study NZ 1980 /1
TitleSourcebook for Measuring Well-Being with Affectometer 2.
Public18+ aged, general public, Dunedin, New Zealand, 198?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceKammann & Flett (1983a): study NZ 1980 /3
TitleSourcebook for Measuring Well-Being with Affectometer 2.
Public18+ aged, general public, New Zealand, 198?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKozma & Stones (1980): study CA 1975
TitleThe Measurement of Happiness: Development of the Measurement of Happiness: Development of the Memorial University of Newfoundland Scale of Happiness (M.U.N.S.H.).
Public65-95 aged, New Foundland, Canada, 197?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceLepper (1998): study US California 1993
TitleUse of Other-Reports to Validate Subjective Well-Being Measures.
PublicRetirees, Southern California, USA, followed 9 months199?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLevitt et al. (1986): study US 1984
TitleSocial Network Relationships as Sources of Maternal Support and Well-Being.
PublicMothers of 13-months infants, Florida, U.S.A., 1984
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLevy et al. (1988): study US 1979
TitleSurvival Hazard Analysis in First Recurrent Breast Cancer Patients: Seven-Year Follow-Up.
PublicBreast cancer patients, first recurrence cases, Eastern USA, 1979
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLewis (1972): study US 1967
TitleActual and Perceived Age Differences in Self-Concept and Psychological Well-Being for Catholic Sisters.
Public24-75 aged Catholic sisters, Eastern USA. 196?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLomranz & Lubin (1981): study IL 1976
TitleA Hebrew Version of the Depression Adjective Check List.
Public18-40 aged college students Tell Aviv, Israel, 197?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMcCrae & Costa (1991): study US Baltimore County, Maryland 1979
TitleAdding 'Liebe und Arbeit': The Full Five Factor Model and Well-Being.
PublicSingle males and couples Baltimore USA, followed 7 years, 1979-86
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMcCrae (1986): study US Baltimore County, Maryland 1981
TitleWell-Being Scales do not Measure Social Desirability.
PublicAdults, general public, Baltimore, USA, 1981
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMitchell (1985): study US 1974
TitleFamily Helping Behavior and the Elderly: A Two-Dimensional Approach.
Public65+ aged, with children, USA, 1974
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMoriwaki (1973): study US 1971
TitleSelf-Disclosure, Significant Others and Psychological Well-Being in Old Age.
Public60+ aged, retirees, Los Angeles County, USA, 1971
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceNelson (1981): study US 1978
TitleModerators of Womens and Childrens Adjustment Following Parental Divorce.
PublicRecently divorced women, Manitoba, USA, 1978
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceNelson (1982): study US 1978 /1
TitleCoping with the Loss of the Father.
PublicMothers, Winnipeg, USA, 1978
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceNoelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1973 /7
TitlePolitik und Glück. (Politics and Happiness).
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1973
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll & Zapf (1991): study DE East Germany 1990
TitleWohlfahrtssurvey 'Ost' 1990, Machinenlesbares Codebuch (Welfare survey 'East' 1990, code book)
Public18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll & Zapf (1991): study DE West Germany 1990
TitleWohlfahrtssurvey 'Ost' 1990, Machinenlesbares Codebuch (Welfare survey 'East' 1990, code book)
Public18+ aged, general public, West-Germany region, Germany, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll (1993): study DE East Germany 1990
TitleLebensbedingungen in der EG gleichen sich nur langsam an. (Slow Leveling of Living Conditions in the EC).
Public18+ aged age range not reported, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll (1993): study DE West Germany 1990
TitleLebensbedingungen in der EG gleichen sich nur langsam an. (Slow Leveling of Living Conditions in the EC).
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, West-Germany, Germany, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceOuweneel (2000): study ZZ 1980
TitleMeer Zekerheid is Niet Meer Welzijn. (More Security is Not more Well-Being).
PublicAdults, general public, 15 nations 1980, 39 nations 1990
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceOuweneel (2002): study ZZ Developed nations 1980
TitleSocial Security and Well-Being of the Unemployed in 42 Nations.
PublicUnemployed adults, 42 nations, 1980-90
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceOuweneel (2002): study ZZ Developed nations 1980 /1
TitleSocial Security and Well-Being of the Unemployed in 42 Nations.
PublicEmployed and unemployed adults, 42 nations, 1980-90
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePalisi (1985a): study ZZ Western nations 1977 /1
TitleInteraction with Kin, Social-Status and Well-Being.
PublicMales, metropolitan areas: London, Los Angeles and Sydney, 1977-80
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePalisi (1985b): study ZZ Western nations 1977
TitleVoluntary Associations and Well-Being in Three Metropolitan Areas: Cross Cultural Evidence.
PublicMales, metropolitan areas: London, Los Angeles and Sydney, 1977-80
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePalisi (1986): study US 1977
TitleFriendship in Three Metropolitan Areas: Cross-Cultural Evidence of its Voluntariness.
PublicMales, metropolitan areas: London, Los Angeles and Sydney, 1977-80
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceParry & Warr (1980): study GB 1975
TitleThe Measurement of Mothers' Work Attitudes.
PublicWorking class mothers with children under 14, UK, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePhillips (1967a): study US NewHampshire 1962
TitleSocial Participation and Happiness.
Public21+ aged, general public, New Hampshire, USA, 196?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePhillips (1969): study US NewHampshire 1965
TitleSocial Class, Social Participation and Happiness: A Consideration of "Interaction Opportunities" and "Investment".
Public21+ aged, general public, New Hampshire, USA, 196?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceRyff (1989): study US 1984
TitleHappiness Is Everything, or Is It? Explorations on the Meaning of Psychological Well-Being.
PublicAdults, USA, 198?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSmith (1979): study US 1973
TitleHappiness: Time Trends, Seasonal Variations, Intersurvey Differences, and Other Mysteries.
Public16+ aged, general public, United States, 1973
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSmith (1979): study US 1973 /1
TitleHappiness: Time Trends, Seasonal Variations, Intersurvey Differences, and Other Mysteries.
Public16+ aged, general public, United States, 1973
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSmith (1979): study US 1973 /2
TitleHappiness: Time Trends, Seasonal Variations, Intersurvey Differences, and Other Mysteries.
Public16+ aged, general public, United States, 1973
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSmith (1979): study US 1973 /3
TitleHappiness: Time Trends, Seasonal Variations, Intersurvey Differences, and Other Mysteries.
Public16+ aged, general public, United States, 1973
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSmith (1979): study US 1973 /4
TitleHappiness: Time Trends, Seasonal Variations, Intersurvey Differences, and Other Mysteries.
Public16+ aged, general public, United States, 1973
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSmith (1979): study US 1973 /5
TitleHappiness: Time Trends, Seasonal Variations, Intersurvey Differences, and Other Mysteries.
Public16+ aged, general public, United States, 1973
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSmith (1979): study US 1973 /6
TitleHappiness: Time Trends, Seasonal Variations, Intersurvey Differences, and Other Mysteries.
Public16+ aged, general public, United States, 1973
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSmith (1979): study US 1973 /7
TitleHappiness: Time Trends, Seasonal Variations, Intersurvey Differences, and Other Mysteries.
Public16+ aged, general public, United States, 1973
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSmith (1979): study US 1974
TitleHappiness: Time Trends, Seasonal Variations, Intersurvey Differences, and Other Mysteries.
Public16+ aged, general public, United States, 1974
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSmith (1979): study US 1974 /1
TitleHappiness: Time Trends, Seasonal Variations, Intersurvey Differences, and Other Mysteries.
Public16+ aged, general public, United States, 1974
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSmith (1979): study US 1974 /3
TitleHappiness: Time Trends, Seasonal Variations, Intersurvey Differences, and Other Mysteries.
Public16+ aged, general public, United States, 1974
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSmith (1979): study US 1974 /4
TitleHappiness: Time Trends, Seasonal Variations, Intersurvey Differences, and Other Mysteries.
Public16+ aged, general public, United States, 1974
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSpanier & Furstenberg (1982): study US 1977
TitleRemarriage after Divorce: A Longitudinal Analysis of Well-Being.
PublicSeparated, followed 2 years, Pennsylvania, USA, 1977-79
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceStacey & Gatz (1991): study US 1971
TitleCross-Sectional Age Differences and Longitudinal Change on the Bradburn Affect Balance Scale.
PublicThree generations of family members, followed 14 years, USA, 1971-85
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceStevenson & Wolfers (2008): study ZZ World samples 1981
TitleEconomic Growth and Subjective Well-being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox.
Public18+ aged general public, 61 nations, 1981-2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSuh et al. (1998): study ZZ 1990
TitleThe Shifting Basis of Life Satisfaction Judgments across Cultures: Emotions versus Norms.
Public16+ aged, general public, 43 nations 1990-93
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study AR 1991
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Argentina, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study AT 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Austria, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study BE 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Belgium, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study BR 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Brazil 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study BY 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Belarus, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study CA 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Canada, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study CH 1989
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study CL 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Chile, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study CN 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+aged, general public, China, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study CZ 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Czechoslovakia, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study DE East Germany 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, East Germany, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study DE West Germany 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, West Germany, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study DK 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study EE 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Estonia, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study ES 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Spain, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study FI 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Finland, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study FR 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, France, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study GB 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Britain, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study GB Northern Ireland 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, North Ireland, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study HU 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Hungary, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study IE 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Ireland, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study IN 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, India, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study IS 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Iceland 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study IT 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Italy, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study JP 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Japan, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study LT 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Lithuania, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study LV 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Latvia, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study MX 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Mexico, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study NG 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Nigeria, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study NL 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study NO 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Norway, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study PL 1989
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Poland, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study PT 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Portugal, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study RO 1993
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Romania, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study RU 1991
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study SE 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Sweden, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study SI 1992
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Slovenia, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study TR 1991
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study US 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, USA, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study ZA 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTissue & Wells (1971): study US 1971
TitleAntecedent Life Styles and Old Age.
PublicApplicants for old age assistance, USA, 1971.
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceTissue (1972): study US 1969
TitleAnother Look at Self-Rated Health among the Elderly.
PublicAged persons, welfare recipients, USA, 1969
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceVanEe & VanDijk (2005): study ZZ Western nations 2004
TitleThe Influences on Happiness: A Research on Happiness among Students in Utrecht and St. Louis.
PublicUniversity students, USA and The Netherlands, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceVeenhoven & Verkuyten (1989): study NL 1986
TitleThe Well-Being of Only Children.
PublicSecondary school pupils, The Netherlands, 1986
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceVeenhoven (2000g): study ZZ 1980
TitleWell-Being in the Welfare State: Level not Higher, Distribution not More Equitable.
PublicAdults, general public, 41 nations, 1980-1990
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceVeenhoven (2001): study ZZ 1990
TitleAre the Russians as Unhappy as They Say They Are? Comparability of Self-Reports Across Nations.
PublicAdults, general public, 41 nations, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceVerkleij & Stolk (1989): study MZ 1983
TitleDoes Happiness Lead into Idleness?
Public30-50 aged, in working force, followed 1 year, urban areas, Netherlands, 1983-84
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceVerkuyten (1986a): study NL 1984
TitleThe Impact of Ethnic and Sex Differences on Happiness among Adolescents in the Netherlands.
PublicAdolescents, autochtones and allochtones, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1984
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceVerkuyten (1989): study NL 1984
TitleHappiness among Adolescents in the Netherlands: Ethnic and Sex Differences.
Public13-16 aged general public, Netherlands, 198?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWard (1983): study US 1974
TitleThe Stability of Racial Differences Across Age Strata.
Public18+ aged, general public, USA, 1974
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceYates et al. (1980): study US 1978
TitleEvaluation of patients with advanced cancer using the Karnovsky Performance Status.
PublicCancer patients, estimated surv. 3 - 12 months, Vermont, USA, 1978
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceYeo et al. (1987): study US 1979
TitleEffects of Geriatric Clinic on Functional Health and Well-Being of Elders.
Public65+ aged, patients, ambulatory medical center, followed 18 mth, California, USA, 198?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceZautra (1975): study US Utah 1970
TitleQuality of Life: The Communication of Satisfaction.
Public18+ aged, men and women, Salt Lake County, USA, 1973-1974
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
Reference~CBS (1984): study NL 1983
TitleDe Leefsituatie van de Nederlandse Bevolking 1980, Kerncijfers.(Life Situation of the Dutch Population, 1980.)
Public18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1983
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~CBS (1984b): study NL 1980
TitleDe Leefsituatie van de Nederlandse Jeugd van 13-24 jaar in 1979. Deel 4.(Life Situation of the Dutch Youth of 13-24 in 1979, Vol. 4: An Analysis of Youth in One-Parent Families.)
Public18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1980
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~CBS (1987): study NL 1986
TitleDe Leefsituatie van de Nederlandse Bevolking 1986, Kerncijfers.(Life Situation of the Dutch Population 1986.)
Public18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1986
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1998
TitleRussian Socio-Economic Transition Panel study (RUSSET)
Public18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1999
TitleRussian Socio-Economic Transition Panel study (RUSSET)
Public16+ aged, general public, Russia, 1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2000): study AU 1983
TitleAggregated data file waves 1+2+3
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 1983
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2000): study FI 1990
TitleAggregated data file waves 1+2+3
Public18+ aged, general public, Finland, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2000): study TR 1990
TitleAggregated data file waves 1+2+3
Public18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2000): study US 1981
TitleAggregated data file waves 1+2+3
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2004): study XZ Germany West 1981
TitleAggregated Datafile European Values Survey 1999 and World Values Survey 2000. File name: WVSEVS_sb_v4.sav, 2004
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2011): study CH 1989
TitleWorld Values Survey Database
Public18+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 0
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2011): study GB Northern Ireland 1990
TitleWorld Values Survey Database
Public18+ aged, general public, Northern Ireland region, United Kingdom, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2011): study SK 1990
TitleWorld Values Survey Database
Public18+ aged, general public, Slovakia, 1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2011): study XZ Czechoslovakia 1990
TitleWorld Values Survey Database
Public18+ aged, general public, Czechoslovakia (former), 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no