Studies among selected public: Adults

Number of studies78

ReferenceTitle of publicationPublic
Alesina et al. (2005): study DE 1990
 
Work and leisure in the U.S. and Europe: Why so Different?
 
employed heads of household, Germany, followed 10 years from 1990-2000
 
Alesina et al. (2005): study ZZ Europe 1992
 
Work and leisure in the U.S. and Europe: Why so Different?
 
15-64 aged, employed heads of household, 10 EU countries, 1972-1995
 
Austrom (1984): study CA Ontario 1982
 
The Consequences of Being Single.
 
23-59 aged English speaking, Toronto and Ontario, Canada, 198?
 
Baker et al. (1994): study US 1992
 
Quality of Life of Bone Marrow Transplant Long-Term Survivors.
 
Bone marrow transplant survivors 5 years after transplant, United States, 1992
 
Bartram (2011): study US 1995
 
Economic Migration and Happiness: Comparing Immigrants' and Natives' Happiness Gains from Income.
 
18-94 aged natives and immigrants, USA, 1995
 
Bell (1975): study AU 1973
 
Significant Roles among a Sample of Australian Women.
 
Women, ever married, Melbourne, Australia, 1975
 
Berger (2009): study DE 1994
 
Maternal Employment and Happiness: The Effect of Non-Particpation and Part-time Employment on Mothers' Life Satisfaction.
 
Mothers aged 20-65, Germany, followed 14 years, 1994-2007
 
Bergman (2009): study NL 2006
 
Kinsey Revisited: Relatie tussen Seksualiteit en Geluk.(Kinsey Revisited: Relation between Sexuality and Happiness.)
 
19-69 aged heterosexuals, the Netherlands, 2006.
 
Block (1971): study US 1936
 
Lives through Time.
 
Highschool pupils, followed from age 11 to 35, USA, 1936-1957
 
Block (1971): study US 1936 /1
 
Lives through Time.
 
Highschool pupils, followed from age 11 to 32, USA, 1936-51
 
Bray & Howard (1983): study US 1956
 
The AT & T Longitudinal Studies of Managers.
 
40+ aged male managers, Bell Telephone Company, 1956-1980
 
Brickman et al. (1978): study US 1977 /1
 
Lottery Winners and Accident Victims: Is Happiness Relative?
 
Lottery players, USA and non-player controls, Illinois, USA, 1977
 
Cantril (1965): study IL 1962
 
The Pattern of Human Concern.
 
Adults, living in Kibutz, Israel, 1962
 
Casas et al. (2007): study ES 2003 /1
 
The Well-Being of 12-to-16-Year-Old Adolescents and their Parents: Results from 1999 to 2003 Spanish Samples.
 
Parents and adolescents, Spain, 2003 Middle class families, Catalonia.
 
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 /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
 
Costa & McCrae (1980): study US 1965
 
Influence of Extraversion and Neuroticism on Subjective Well-Being: Happy and Unhappy People.
 
25-75 aged white males (largely veterans), followed 10 years, USA, 1965-76
 
Costa et al. (1981): study US 1958
 
Personal Adjustment to Aging: Longitudinal Prediction from Neuroticism and Extraversion.
 
17-97 aged males, visitors of the Gerontology Research Centre, followed ± 10 years Baltimore, USA. 1958-70
 
Costa et al. (1987a): study US 1971
 
Longitudinal Analyses of Psychological Well-Being in a National Sample: Stability of Mean Levels.
 
25-74 aged, USA, followed 9 years, 1971-1984
 
Costa et al. (1987a): study US 1971 /1
 
Longitudinal Analyses of Psychological Well-Being in a National Sample: Stability of Mean Levels.
 
25-74 aged, USA, samples in 1971-75 and 1981-84
 
DeJong-Gierveld (1969): study NL 1965
 
De Ongehuwden. (The Unmarried).
 
30-55 aged, general public, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1965
 
Derogatis & Rutigliano (1996): study US 1991
 
Derogatis Affects Balance Scale: DABS.
 
Students and mental patients, USA 199?
 
DeVries et al. (1994): study NL 1992
 
Maatschappelijke Participatie van Alleenstaanden. (Social Participation of Singles).
 
30-65 aged singles, The Netherlands, 1992
 
Diener et al. (1985): study US 1984
 
Happiness of the Very Wealthy.
 
Adult, wealthy and controls (general population), USA, 1984
 
DiTella & MacCulloch (2006): study XZ Germany West 1985 /1
 
Some Uses of Happiness Data in Economics.
 
Employed females, Germany 1985-2000
 
Evans & Huxley (2005): study GB 1999
 
Adaptation, Response-shift and Quality of Life Ratings in Mentally Well and Unwell Groups.
 
18-65 aged, differing in mental health, followed 2 years, UK, 1999-2001
 
Faver (1982): study US 1977
 
Life Satisfaction and the Life-Cycle: The Effects of Values and Roles on Women's Well-Being.
 
22-64 aged women, USA, 1977
 
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
 
Fromm et al. (1996): study US 1991
 
Positive and Negative Psycholosocial Sequelae of Bone Marrow Transplantation: Implications for Quality of Life Assessment.
 
Adult bone marrow transplantation survivors, USA. 1991
 
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,
 
Gee & Veevers (1990): study CA 1985
 
Religious Involvement and Life Satisfaction in Canada.
 
25-59 aged, Canada, 1995
 
Gehmacher (1988a): study AT 1985
 
Wohlbefinden und Lebensqualität. (Feeling Well and Quality of Life).
 
Adults, followed 6 months, Austria, 198?
 
Glenn & Weaver (1979): study US 1972
 
A Note on Family Situation and Global Happiness.
 
18-59 aged whites, non-institutionalized, USA, 1972-75
 
Glenn & Weaver (1981): study US 1973 /1
 
Education's Effects on Psychological Well-Being.
 
25-54 aged, general public, ,USA, 1973-1978
 
Hsieh (2008): study US 2001
 
The Relative Importance of Health
 
50+ aged, Chicago area , USA, 2001
 
Hsieh (2014): study US 2009
 
Throwing the Baby Out with the Bathwater: Evaluation of Domain Importance Weighting in Quality of Life Measurements
 
50+ aged, Chicago area , USA, 200?
 
Iisager (1948): study DK 1946
 
Factors Contributing to Happiness among Danish College Students.
 
Adult college students, Denmark, 1946-47
 
Kahneman & Krueger (2006): study US 2004
 
Developments in the Measurement of Subjective Well-Being.
 
Employed females, USA , 2004
 
Kammann (1979): study NZ 1975
 
Sourcebook for Affectometer 1.
 
Working adults, Dunedin New Zealand, 1975
 
Kasl & Harburg (1975): study US 1970
 
Mental Health and the Urban Environment: Some Doubts and Second Thoughts.
 
25-60 aged married adults, Detroit, USA, 197?
 
Knabe & Rätzel (2007): study DE 1992
 
Quantifying the Psychological Costs of Unemployment: The Role of Permanent Income.
 
21-64 aged, Germany, followed 13 years ,1992-2005
 
Koivumaa-Honkanen (1998): study FI 1975
 
Life Satisfaction as a Health Predictor.
 
18-64 aged adult twin pairs, Finland, 1975
 
Koivumaa-Honkanen et al. (2003): study FI 1976
 
Self-Reported Happiness in Life and Suicide in Ensuing 20 Years.
 
Adults, Finland, 1976-1995
 
Kross et al. (2013): study US 2008
 
Facebook Use Predicts Declines in Subjective Well-Being in Young Adults.
 
Facebook users, Ann Arbor, Michigan, followed 14 days, USA, 2013
 
Larson (1989): study US 1984
 
Is Feeling "In Control" Related to Happiness in Daily Life?
 
Lower-middle class employees, Chicago-area, USA, 198?
 
Layard et al. (2013): study GB 2004
 
What Predicts a Successful Life? A Life-Course Model of Well-Being.
 
34 aged, United Kingdom, followed from childhood, 2004
 
Lee (1985): study US 1979
 
Probing Behavioral Patterns of Structuring Daily Life.
 
23-49 aged adults, USA, followed 1 year, 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?
 
Lewis et al. (2000a): study GB 1998
 
Religion and Happiness: Still no Association.
 
Anglican priest and church members, North England, 1998
 
Lichter et al. (1980): study NZ 1978
 
Increasing Happiness through Cognitive Retraining.
 
Adults, trainees and controls, followed 10 weeks, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1978
 
Lomranz & Lubin (1981): study IL 1976
 
A Hebrew Version of the Depression Adjective Check List.
 
18-40 aged college students Tell Aviv, Israel, 197?
 
Luechinger et al. (2008): study ZZ EU 13 1989
 
Why does Unemployment Hurt the Unemployed? Evidence from the Life Satisfaction Gap between the Public and Privat Sector.
 
Employees, public and private sector, 13 European nations, 1989-1994
 
Makarczyk (1962): study PL 1960
 
Factors affecting Life Satisfaction among People in Poland.
 
Adults, general public, students and peasants excluded, Poland, 1960
 
Michalski (2001): study CA 2000
 
Asking Citizens what Matters for Quality of Life in Canada.
 
Participants focus groups, Canada, 2000
 
Morawetz (1977): study IL 1976
 
Income Distributions and Self-Rated Happiness: Some Empirical Evidence.
 
Adults, two villages (one equal in incomes, one unequal), Israel, 1976
 
Mussen et al. (1980): study US 1928
 
Continuity and Change in Womens Characteristics over Four Decades.
 
Mothers, followed from age 30 to 70, Berkeley USA, 1928-68
 
Nathawat & Mathur (1993): study IN 1988
 
Marital Adjustment and Subjective Well-Being in Indian-Educated Housewives and Working Women.
 
Educated Indian Women age 22-52 , India, 1989
 
Nettle (2005): study GB 2000 /1
 
Happiness. The Science behind Your Smile.
 
Adults, Great Britain, 2000
 
Oswald & Powdthavee (2007a): study GB 2004
 
Obesity, Unhappiness, and the Challenge of Affluence: Theory and Evidence.
 
Adults, United Kingdom, 2004
 
Ouweneel (2002): study ZZ Developed nations 1980
 
Social Security and Well-Being of the Unemployed in 42 Nations.
 
Unemployed adults, 42 nations, 1980-90
 
Ouweneel (2002): study ZZ Developed nations 1980 /1
 
Social Security and Well-Being of the Unemployed in 42 Nations.
 
Employed and unemployed adults, 42 nations, 1980-90
 
Packer et al. (1997): study CA 1992
 
Psychopathology and Quality of Life in Schizophrenia.
 
18-40 aged, schizophrenics, Canada,199?
 
Rafanelli et al. (2000): study IT 1995
 
Rating Well-Being and Distress.
 
Remitted mental out-patients and controls, Italy, 199?
 
Rafanelli et al. (2000): study IT 1995 /1
 
Rating Well-Being and Distress.
 
Remitted mental outpatients, before and after additional therapy, Italy,199?
 
Rivera et al. (2015): study AWB 2014
 
Tourism Development and Happiness: A Residents ’ Perspective.
 
18+ aged, general public, urban areas, Aruba, 2014
 
Rosenfield (1992): study US 1988
 
Factors Contributing to the Subjective Quality of Life of the Chronic Mentally Ill.
 
20-70 aged, chronic mental patients, USA, 1989
 
Schoon et al. (2005): study FI 2000 /1
 
Combining Work and Family. Life Satisfaction Among Married and Divorced Men and Women in Estonia, Finland, and the UK.
 
Employed people, Finland, 2000
 
Schoon et al. (2005): study GB 2000
 
Combining Work and Family. Life Satisfaction Among Married and Divorced Men and Women in Estonia, Finland, and the UK.
 
42 aged, UK, 2000
 
Schroevers et al. (2000): study NL 1990
 
The Evaluation of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Repression (CES-D) Scale: Depressed and Positive Affect in Cancer Patients and Healing Reference Subjects.
 
Cancer patients and controls, followed 15 months, the Netherlands, 1990
 
Shamir (1985): study IL 1983 /1
 
Sex Differences in Psychological Adjustment to Unemployment and Reemployment: A Question of Commitment, Alternatives or Finance?
 
27-47 aged academics, unemployed and reemployed, Israel, 1983
 
Sheykhi (2006): study IR Tehran 2001 /1
 
A Sociological Review of the Reflections and Dimensions of Quality of Life of the Widows in Tehran.
 
20-79 aged widows, Tehran, Iran, 2001
 
Tsou & Liu (2001): study TW 1994
 
Happiness and domain satisfaction in Taiwan.
 
20-64 aged, Taiwan, 1994
 
Veenhoven & Bakker (1977): study NL 1968
 
Level of Education and Psychological Well-Being
 
25-65 aged, The Netherlands,1968
 
Winkelmann & Winkelmann (1998): study XZ Germany West 1984
 
Why are the Unemployed so Unhappy? Evidence from Panel Data.
 
20-64 aged males, Germany, followed 6 years, 1984-1990
 
Woldringh & Knapen (1980): study NL 1978
 
Vrij en Alleen. (Free and Alone).
 
Unmarried adults, big cities, the Netherlands, 1978
 
Zehner (1977): study US 1973
 
Indicators of the Quality of Life in New Communities.
 
Residents communities,planned and unplanned, USA, 1973
 
Zijlmans (2009): study DE 1998
 
Work Involvement in the Valuation of Unemployment.
 
21-64 aged working force, Germany, 1998-1999