Findings on happiness in Crandall & Putman (1980): study US Idaho 1975 /1

Author(s)Crandall, J.E.; Putman, E.L.
TitleRelations between Measures of Social Interest and Psychological Well-Being.
SourceJournal of Individual Psychology, 1980, Vol. 20, 156 - 168
PublicUndergraduate students, university, Idaho, USA,197?
 Year of data gathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =27
Non Response0
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
General remarksBecause of relatively low rate of return of the questionnaires (41%) in CRAND 1980A1 the possibility of a selective bias influencing the results in CRAND 1980A1 is evaluated.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question, asked twice in interview: How do you feel about your life as a whole......? 7 delighted 6 pleased 5 mostly satisfied 4 mixed 3 mostly dissatisfied 2 unhappy 1 terrible Summation: arithmetic mean Name: Andrews & Withey's "Delighted-Terrible Scale" (original version) Also known as Lehman's 'Global lifesatisfaction'
Author's labelLife 3
Page in publication158
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Social Interest ScaleI05abCurrent interests
Social Interest ScaleS02aiIdeal self, also classified as above ↑
Social Interest ScaleV02ab02Social values, also classified as above ↑