Findings on happiness in Lomranz & Lubin (1981): study IL 1976

Publication
Author(s)Lomranz, J.; Lubin, B.
TitleA Hebrew Version of the Depression Adjective Check List.
SourceJournal of Personality Assessment, 1981, Vol. 45, 380 - 384
DOIDOI: 10.1207/s15327752jpa4504_6
Investigation
Public18-40 aged college students Tell Aviv, Israel, 197?
 Year of data gathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Non-probability sampling, chunk sample
Respondents N =167
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Here is a picture of a ladder. Suppose we say that the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you and the bottom represents the worst possible life for you. Where on the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time? [ 10 ] best possible life [ 9 ] [ 8 ] [ 7 ] [ 6 ] [ 5 ] [ 4 ] [ 3 ] [ 2 ] [ 1 ] [ 0 ] worst possible life Preceded by 1) open questions about what the respondent imagines as the best possible life and the worst possible life. 2) ratings on the ladder of one's life five years ago and where on the ladder one expects to stand five years from now. Name: Cantril's self anchoring ladder rating of life (original)
ClassificationC-BW-c-sq-l-11-a
Author's labelSelf-anchoring Striving Scale
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on 10 questions: During the past few weeks, did you ever feel ....? (yes/no) A Particularly exited or interested in something? B So restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair? C Proud because someone complimented you on something you had done? D Very lonely or remote from other people? E Pleased about having accomplished something? F Bored? G On top of the world? H Depressed or very unhappy? I That things were going your way? J Upset because someone criticized you? Answer options and scoring: yes = 1 no = 0 Summation: -Positive Affect Score (PAS): A+C+E+G+I -Negative Affect Score (NAS): B+D+F+H+J -Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS minus NAS Possible range: -5 to +5 Name: Bradburn's 'Affect Balance Scale' (standard version)
ClassificationA-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a
Author's labelPsychological Well-Being
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
DepressionH13ac04aDepressive (f31-33)