Findings on happiness in Langeveld (1998): study NL 1992

Publication
Author(s)Langeveld, J.H.
TitleQuality of Life in Adolescents with Migraine and Other Headaches.
SourceThesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1998, Netherlands. ISNB 90 90 12 007 6
Investigation
PublicSecundary school pupils, Netherlands, 199?
 "MAVO"-school, in a small Dutch town (20000 inhabitants) Gender:43% boys; Age:M=13,9 years; SD=1,3; Range: 12-18 years
 Year of data gathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
Respondents N =223
Non Response3%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Students completed the first version of the QLH-Y simultaneously in class.
General remarksAim of the study : the development of a Quality of Life instrument
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question; How satisfied or unsatisfied were you last week with your life in general? Please answer this question below by drawing a cross on the line _________________________________________ completely completely Scoring: mm on this 100 mm line
ClassificationO-SLW-cw-sq-ol-11-a
Author's labelSatisfaction with Life in General
Page in publication38,43
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.876.87
Standard deviation2.372.37


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Cheerful mood/ Good humourM14ac04Feeling cheerful (vs gloomy)
DepressionH13ac04aDepressive (f31-33)
FatigueH14ab03aFatigue
FatigueM14ac05dFeeling understood (vs not), also classified as above ↑
Functioning at home and at schoolH13ab02dDaily living skills
Functioning at home and at schoolF01ad02Relations with parents, also classified as above ↑
Functioning at home and at schoolH14ac02Specific restrictions, also classified as above ↑
HarmonyM14ac04dFeeling satisfied (vs dissatisfied)
HarmonyM14ac15Feeling tranquil (vs restless), also classified as above ↑
Headache impact on daily activitiesH13ab02dDaily living skills
Headache impact on daily activitiesH14ad06dMigraine (g43), also classified as above ↑
Headache impact on daily activitiesH14ab03bPain, also classified as above ↑
Headache impact on daily activitiesH14ac02dRestrictions to social functioning, also classified as above ↑
Headache impact on leisure activitiesH14ad06dMigraine (g43)
Headache impact on leisure activitiesH14ab03bPain, also classified as above ↑
Headache impact on leisure activitiesH14ac02Specific restrictions, also classified as above ↑
Optimism about futureH19abCurrent hope
Optimism about futureP05ceOptimistic, also classified as above ↑
Social interaction with brothers and sistersF01ad01Relations with siblings
Social Interaction with peersF06ac03Intimate discussions
Social Interaction with peersA02ac10Socializing, also classified as above ↑
Strenght/VitalityM14ac06Feeling energetic (vs lethargic, tired)
StressW07abCurrent worries
StressP05cbNervous, also classified as above ↑
StressP05deTense, also classified as above ↑
Symptomatic symptoms other than headacheH14ab03bPain
Symptomatic symptoms other than headacheH14ac02Specific restrictions, also classified as above ↑