Findings on happiness in Oishi et al. (2007a): study GB 1996

Publication
Author(s)Oishi, S.; Diener, E.; Lucas, R.E.
TitleThe Optimum Level of Well-Being. Can People Be Too Happy?
SourcePerspectives on Psychological Science, 2007, Vol. 2, 346 - 360
DOIDOI:10.1111/j.1745-6916.2007.00048.x
Investigation
Public16+ aged, UK, 1993-2006
Last assesment2003
Survey nameUK-BHPS 1996
 Longitudinal study, BHPS1996-2003 (For details see Taylor, Brice, Buck, & Prentice Lane, 2005)
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =5000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport onsingle question: How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.. Your life overall? 1 not satisfied at all 2 3 4 5 6 7 completely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Author's labelLife Satisfaction
Page in publication356
RemarksAverage over 4 years recoded to range 0-10.
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
SalaryI01aa03aLater level of income