Findings on happiness in Armsden & Greenberg (1987): study US 1986

Author(s)Armsden, G.C.; Greenberg, M.T.
TitleThe Inventory of Parent and Peer Attachment: Individual Differences and their Relationship to Psychological Well-Being in Adolescence.
SourceJournal of Youth and Adolescence, 1987, Vol. 16, 427 - 454
DOIDOI: 10.1007/BF02202939
PublicUndergraduate students, USA, 1982
Collect periodfall
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Non-probability chunk sample. Students enrolled in course and participating for credit.
Respondents N =86
Non Response?
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
General remarks 75 % had lived with both parents all their lives. All 86 had sibblings
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: "........satisfaction with life........" (Full question not reported) 1 very dissatisfied 2 a little dissatisfied 3 neither dissatisfied nor satisfied 4 well satisfied 5 completely satisfied
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Family attachementF01adFamily climate (earlier for adults, current for young)
Life changeL06ab01gBalance of negative- and positive life-events