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Correlational findings

Study Block & Zautra (1981): study US Arizona 1979

Public:
General public, 3 cities, Arizona, USA, 1979
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 537
Non Response:
11 %
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Negative affect
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on 5 questions:
'During the past few weeks did you ever
feel..'
-so restless that you couldn't sit long
in a chair
-very lonely or remote from other people
-bored
-depressed or unhappy
-upset because someone criticized you

Part of Bradburn (1965) 'Affect Balance
Scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a r = -.23 p < .001