Studies among selected public: Female

Number of studies92
Additional keywordsgirls, women
See alsoMothers

ReferenceTitle of publicationPublic
Adams (1988): study US 1981
 
Which comes First: Poor Psychological Well-Being or Decreased Friendship Activity?
 
62+ aged, white non-married females, middle class suburb of Chicago, USA. followed 1981-84
 
Ahlstrand & Bränholm (1998): study SE 1993
 
Activity Performance, Life Satisfaction and Locus of Control in Young Women on Sick Leave.
 
30- aged women on sick leave, Sweden, 199?
 
Alspach (1982): study US 1972
 
Women's Sex Role Attitudes and Life Satisfaction.
 
English speaking, 18+ aged women non-institutionalized, USA, 1972-78
 
Angrist (1974): study US 1974
 
Dimensions of Well-Being in Public Housing Families.
 
Public housing tenants, USA, 1974
 
Antonovsky et al. (1971): study IL 1968
 
Twenty-Five Years Later: A Limited Study of Sequelae of the Concentration Camp Experience.
 
Females, born between 1914-1923 in Central Europe, Israel 1968
 
Bahr & Harvey (1980): study US 1972
 
Correlates of Morale Among the Newly Widowed.
 
Recently widowed miner`s wives and controls,USA, 1972
 
Bankoff (1981): study US 1979
 
Effects of Friendship Support on the Psychological Well-Being of Widows.
 
Widowed women in grief, USA, 198?
 
Baxter et al. (1917): study US 1915
 
Directed Recall of Pleasant and Unpleasant Experiences.
 
Female college students, USA, 191?
 
Bell (1975): study AU 1973
 
Significant Roles among a Sample of Australian Women.
 
Women, ever married, Melbourne, Australia, 1975
 
Bennett (1970): study US 1969
 
Avowed Happiness in Communities of Religious Women.
 
Nuns, Catholic congregations, USA, 1969
 
Betz (1984): study US 1982
 
Two Tests of Maslow's Theory of Need Fulfillment.
 
College graduated women, USA, 1982
 
Brim (1974): study US 1972
 
Social Network Correlates of Avowed Happiness.
 
Females Feminists and controls. Seatle, USA, 197?
 
Bucchianeri (2011): study US Ohio 2005
 
The American Dream or the American Delusion? The Private and External Benefits of Homeownership for Women.
 
18+ aged, women, Columbus City, United States, 2005
 
Callan (1986): study AU 1986
 
Single Women, Voluntary Childlessness and Perception about Life and Marriage.
 
About 20 aged single women Australia, 1986
 
Chassie & Bhagat (1980): study US 1978
 
Role Stress in Working Women: Differential Effect on Selected Organizational Outcomes.
 
Working women, USA, 197?
 
Clement (1980): study FR 1975
 
De la Variation de Quelques Traits de Personalité en Fonction, notamment, de l'Age, du Sexe et du Niveau Intellectuel. (The Variation of Certain Personality Traits in Relation to Age, Sex, and Intelligent Level).
 
29-88 aged women, upper middle class, France, 1975
 
Clement (1980): study FR 1975 /1
 
De la Variation de Quelques Traits de Personalité en Fonction, notamment, de l'Age, du Sexe et du Niveau Intellectuel. (The Variation of Certain Personality Traits in Relation to Age, Sex, and Intelligent Level).
 
60-69 aged women, lower class, France 1975
 
Clement (1980): study FR 1975 /2
 
De la Variation de Quelques Traits de Personalité en Fonction, notamment, de l'Age, du Sexe et du Niveau Intellectuel. (The Variation of Certain Personality Traits in Relation to Age, Sex, and Intelligent Level).
 
Adult women, France, 1975
 
Clement (1980): study FR 1975 /3
 
De la Variation de Quelques Traits de Personalité en Fonction, notamment, de l'Age, du Sexe et du Niveau Intellectuel. (The Variation of Certain Personality Traits in Relation to Age, Sex, and Intelligent Level).
 
50-69 aged women, France, 1975
 
Coleman & Antonucci (1983): study US 1976
 
Impact of Work on Women at Midlife.
 
40-59 aged women, USA, 1976
 
Cowan et al. (1998): study US 1993
 
Women's Hostility Toward Women.
 
Heterosexual women college psychology students USA 199?
 
Danner et al. (2001): study US 1991
 
Positive Emotions in Early Life and Longevity: Findings from the Nun Study.
 
Nuns who lived in cloister since early adulthood. Followed into old age, USA, 1991
 
Daukantaite & Zukauskiene (2006): study LT 2001
 
Swedish and Lithuanian employed women’s subjective well-being.
 
Middle-aged employed Lithuanian women, 200?
 
Daukantaite & Zukauskiene (2006): study SE 1998
 
Swedish and Lithuanian employed women’s subjective well-being.
 
Middle-aged employed Swedish women 1998
 
Davis (1929): study US 1925
 
Factors in the Sex Life of Twenty-Two Hundred Women.
 
Female college graduates, USA, 192?
 
Deggeller et al. (1978): study NL 1978
 
Vrouw '78. (Women '78).
 
18-65 aged women The Netherlands, 1978
 
DeHaes et al. (1987): study NL 1981
 
The Distinction between Cognition and Affect.
 
Early breast cancer patient, followed 11 and 18 month after treatment, The Netherlands, 1981-1987
 
DeHaes et al. (1992): study NL 1987
 
The Distinction between Affect and Cognition in the Quality of Life of Cancer Patients - Sensitivity and Stability.
 
Breast-cancer patients, The Netherlands, 198?
 
DeJong et al. (1984): study US 1947
 
Childless and One Child, but Not by Choice: A Note on Some Long-Term Consequences for Life Satisfaction of Rural-Reared Married Women.
 
Rural-reared married women, Pennsylvania, USA, followed 1947-1971
 
Dermer et al. (1979): study US 1978
 
Evaluative Judgements of Aspects of Life as a Function of Vicarious Exposure to Hedonic Extremes.
 
Female students, moderately happy, USA, 1978
 
Dermer et al. (1979): study US 1978 /1
 
Evaluative Judgements of Aspects of Life as a Function of Vicarious Exposure to Hedonic Extremes.
 
Female students, moderately happy, USA, 1978
 
Dermer et al. (1979): study US 1978 /2
 
Evaluative Judgements of Aspects of Life as a Function of Vicarious Exposure to Hedonic Extremes.
 
Female students, moderately happy, USA, 1978
 
DiTella & MacCulloch (2006): study XZ Germany West 1985 /1
 
Some Uses of Happiness Data in Economics.
 
Employed females, Germany 1985-2000
 
Dixon et al. (1984): study US 1979
 
Fisherman's Wives: A Case Study of a Middle Atlantic Coastal Fishing Community.
 
Fishermen and wives, and non-fishermen's wives controls, U.S.A., 1979
 
Erlandsson et al. (2010): study US 1989
 
Women’s Perceived Frequency of Disturbing Interruptions and Its Relationship to Self-Rated Health and Satisfaction with Life as a Whole.
 
Single black mothers receiving child care, Ohio, United States, 1989
 
Estwing-Ferrans & Rolling-Ferrell (1990): study US 1985
 
Development of a Quality of Life Index for Patients with Cancer.
 
Female breast-cancer patients, USA, 198?
 
Farage et al. (2010): study US 2007
 
The Farage Quality of Life Measure for Consumer Products: Development and Initial Implementation.
 
Women, aged 18-55, before and after menstruation, USA, 200?
 
Ferree (1984): study US 1971 /1
 
Class, Housework and Happiness: Women's Work and Life Satisfaction.
 
Female, United States of America, 1971-76
 
Fillenbaum & Willis (1976): study US 1970
 
Effects of a Training Program: Older Persons Caring for the Elderly.
 
50-79 aged, females, trainees and controls, USA, 1970
 
Forrester (1980): study US San Diego County, California 1980
 
Factors Contributing to Life Satisfaction of Divorced Women.
 
21-71 aged divorced women, San Diego, California, USA, 1980
 
Forti & Huyg (1983): study US Louisiana 1977
 
A Documented Evaluation of Primary Prevention through Consultation.
 
Catholic nuns, re-organized cloister, followed 4 years, Louisiana, USA, 1977-1981
 
Gash et al. (2010): study DE 1996
 
Women between Part-Time and Full-Time Work: The Influence of Changing Hours of Work on Happiness and Life Satisfaction.
 
Married women aged 20-59, Germany, followed 10 years, 1996-2006,
 
Gash et al. (2010): study GB 1996
 
Women between Part-Time and Full-Time Work: The Influence of Changing Hours of Work on Happiness and Life Satisfaction.
 
Married women aged 20-59, United Kingdom, followed 10 years, 1996-2006,
 
Godoy-Izquierdo et al. (2009): study ES 2004
 
Balance Afectivo en Hombres y Mujeres: Implicaciones de la Edad y el Sexo. (Affect Balance amon Men and Women: Implications of Age and Sex).
 
Pregnant and nonpregnant women, Granada, Spain, 200?
 
Gorchoff et al. (2008): study US Alameda County, California 1981
 
Contextualizing Change in Marital Satisfaction during Middle Age.
 
43-61 aged, married women, Berekley, United States, followed 18years from 1981-1999
 
Gordon & Hall (1974): study US 1971
 
Self-Image and Stereotypes of Femininity: Their Relationship to Women's Role Conflicts and Coping.
 
Married female graduates of liberal arts college, Univ. of Connecticut, USA,1971
 
Graney & Graney (1973): study US 1971
 
Scaling Adjustment in Older People.
 
62-89 aged females, USA, 1971
 
Graney (1973): study US 1967
 
The Affect Balance Scale and Old Age.
 
62-89 aged females, followed 4 years USA, 1967-71
 
Graney (1975): study US 1967
 
Happiness and Social Participation in Aging.
 
62-89 aged females, followed 4 years, USA, 1967-71
 
Gump (1972): study US 1965
 
Sex-Role Attitudes and Psychological Well-Being.
 
Female students college seniors, followed two months, Rochester, USA,1965-66
 
Harder (1969): study US 1969
 
Self-Actualization, Mood, and Personality Adjustment in Married Women.
 
Married females, USA, 196?
 
Harkins (1978): study US 1973
 
Effects of Empty Nest Transition on Self-report of Psychological and Physical Well-Being.
 
Empty Nest mothers, USA, 1973-1974
 
Johnson (1937): study US California 1935
 
Euphoric and Depressed Moods in Normal Subjects.
 
Female university students, members of a sorority, USA, 193?
 
Johnson (1940): study US 1940
 
The Social Meaning of Mood.
 
Female university students, members of a sorority, USA, 1940
 
Kahana & Kahana (1975): study US 1970
 
The Relationship of Impulse Control to Cognition and Adjustment among Institutionalized Aged Women.
 
55+ aged white females living in nursing home, USA, 197?
 
Kahneman & Krueger (2006): study US 2004
 
Developments in the Measurement of Subjective Well-Being.
 
Employed females, USA , 2004
 
Kantor et al. (1978): study US 1976
 
Comparative Psychologic Effects of Estrogen Administration on Institutional and Noninstitutional Elderly Women.
 
Eldery women in oestrogen therapy, followed 1 year, USA,1976
 
Levy et al. (1988): study US 1979
 
Survival Hazard Analysis in First Recurrent Breast Cancer Patients: Seven-Year Follow-Up.
 
Breast cancer patients, first recurrence cases, Eastern USA, 1979
 
Lewis (1972): study US 1967
 
Actual and Perceived Age Differences in Self-Concept and Psychological Well-Being for Catholic Sisters.
 
24-75 aged Catholic sisters, Eastern USA. 196?
 
Liu et al. (2015a): study GB 1996
 
Does Happiness Itself directly affect Mortality? The prospective UK Million Women Study.
 
Female, aged 50-69, United Kingdom, 1996-2001
 
Ludwig (1971): study US 1966
 
Elation-Depression and Skill as Determinants of Desire for Excitement.
 
Female students, undergraduates, University of Wisconsin, USA, 196?
 
Meleis (1982): study KW 1982
 
Effect of Modernization on Kuwaiti Women.
 
17-40 aged females, Kuwait, 1982
 
Miller et al. (1991): study US 1956
 
Motherhood, Multiple Roles, and Maternal Well-Being: Women of the 1950 s.
 
White married mothers with children under age 13, USA 1956
 
Moen et al. (1995): study US 1956
 
Caregiving and Women's Well-Being: A Life Course Approach.
 
Mothers USA, followed 30 years 1956-1986
 
Morgan et al. (1919): study US 1917
 
An Attempt to Test Moods or Temperaments of Cheerfulness and Depression by Directed Recall of Emotionally Toned Experiences.
 
Female students, college USA, 191?
 
Muffels & Kemperman (2011): study XZ Germany West 1984
 
Does a Better Job Match Make Women Happier? Work Orientations, Work-Care Choices and Subjective Well-Being in Germany.
 
20-55 aged, women, Germany, 1984-2007
 
Nelson (1981): study US 1978
 
Moderators of Womens and Childrens Adjustment Following Parental Divorce.
 
Recently divorced women, Manitoba, USA, 1978
 
Neuberger & Allerbeck (1978): study XZ Germany West 1976 /3
 
Messung und Analyse von Arbeitszufriedenkeit. (Measurement and Analysis of Satisfaction with Work).
 
Young female employees, cure-clinic, West Germany, 1976
 
Newman & Langer (1981): study US 1976
 
Post-Divorce Adaptation and the Attribution of Responsibility.
 
Recently divorced women, New York City, USA, 198?
 
Newman & Langer (1981): study US 1976 /1
 
Post-Divorce Adaptation and the Attribution of Responsibility.
 
Recently divorced women, followed six months, New York City, USA, 198?
 
Ozawa & Hoffstetter (2004): study JP 1997
 
Use of Longitudinal Panel Data to Estimate the Effects of Adopting New Activities to Household Consumption Patterns and Happiness.
 
Women, aged 24-38, followed 2 years, Japan, 1997-1999
 
Palmore (1974): study US 1955
 
Predicting Longevity: A New Method.
 
60-94 aged, USA, 1955-1959, followed 15 years
 
Porter (1967): study US 1965
 
Sex-Role Concepts, Their Relationship to Psychological Well-Being and to Future Plans of Female College Seniors.
 
Female students college seniors, followed two months, Rochester, USA, 1965-66
 
Reinhardt (1968): study US 1967
 
Characteristics of Moods in Hospitalized and Normally Functioning Women.
 
Female mental patients and controls, USA, 1967
 
Rudolf & Priebe (1999): study DE 1994
 
Subjective Quality of Life in Female In-Patients with a Depression: a Longitudional Study.
 
Female mental patients, Berlin, followed 6 month,199?
 
Rutledge (1990): study US Illinois 1981
 
Black Parent-Child Relations: Some Correlates.
 
Female black students, Illinois, United States of America, 1981
 
Schaefer & Bayley (1963): study US 1929 /1
 
Maternal Behavior, Child Behavior and Their Intercorrelation.
 
Girls, followed from age 0 to 18, Berkely, California, USA, 1929-47
 
Schaubert (2015): study DE West Germany 1984
 
Career, Private Life, and Well-Being among College educated West German Women.
 
25- 54 aged high educated women, WestGermany, followed 1984-2012
 
Sears & Barbee (1977): study US 1921
 
Career and Life Satisfactions among Terman Gifted Women.
 
Gifted women (IQ >135), followed 50 years, California, USA, 1921-72
 
Snyder & Kivlin (1975): study US 1973
 
Women athletes and aspects of psychological well-being and body image.
 
Female athletes and controls, USA, 197?
 
Tobacyk (1981): study US 1979
 
Personality Differentiation, Effectiveness of Personality Integration, and Mood in Female College Students.
 
Female undergraduate students, U.S.A., 198?
 
Townsend & Gurin (1981): study US 1972
 
Re-examining the frustrated homemaker hypothesis: Role fit, personal dissatisfaction, and collective discontent.
 
18+ aged, white women, USA, 1972
 
Treas et al. (2011): study ZZ Developed nations 2001
 
The Happy Homemaker? Married Women's Well-Being in Cross-National Perpective.
 
Women with partner, aged 18-65, 28 countries, 2001-2004
 
Wagner et al. (1984): study XZ Germany West 1983
 
Das Leid des Einen ist das Glück des Anderen: Soziale Vergleiche und Selbstdarstellung bei der Beurteilung des eigenen Wohlbefindens. (Social Comparison and Selfpresentation in Judgments of Own Well-Being.)
 
Female university students, Mannheim Germany, 1983
 
Washburn et al. (1925): study US 1923
 
Further experiments on directed recall as a test of cheerful and depressed temperaments.
 
Female students, cheerful and depressed, USA, 192?
 
Washburn et al. (1926): study US 1924
 
A comparison of directed and free recalls of pleasant and unpleasant experiences as test of cheerful and depressed temperaments.
 
Female students, cheerful and depressed, USA, 192?
 
Washburne (1941): study US 1939
 
Factors Related to Social Adjustment of College Girls.
 
Female college students, New York, USA, 194?
 
Wessman & Ricks (1966): study US 1957
 
Mood and Personality.
 
Female college students, Radcliff USA, followed 6 weeks, 1957
 
Wessman et al. (1960): study US 1957
 
Characteristics and Concomitants of Mood Fluctuations in College Women.
 
Female college students, followed 6 weeks, Radcliffe, USA, 1957
 
Wilken & Kemmler (1997): study XZ Germany West 1985
 
Ledige Frauen der Kriegsgeneration: Eine explorative Studie zu ihrer Lebenszielen und ihrer Lebenszufriedenheit. (Never-Married Women of the World War II Generation: An Explorative Study of Their Life Goals and Their Life Satisfaction).
 
66-80 aged women, Germany,1985
 
Wright (1978): study US 1971
 
Are Working Women Really More Satisfied? Evidence from Several National Surveys.
 
White married women, USA, 1971-76
 
~Philips Nederland (1988): study NL 1984
 
De Nederlandse Huisvrouw. Op Weg naar het Jaar 2000. (The Dutch Housewive. On the Road to the Year 2000).
 
Housewives, The Netherlands, 1984