- 40+ aged, male managers, Bell Telephone Company, 1956-1976
- N = 422
- Non Response
- panel loss a t T5: 37%
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- Earlier selfconfidence
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- Guilford-Martin Inventory of Factors: GAMIN-I scale.
This inventory reflects on characteristics of a positive self-concept.
This sub-scale in particular reflects lack on inferiority feelings. High scorers believe they can cope with most situations, and that people will treat them well. They feel worthy as individuals without the approval of others.
Assessed at T1 (20 years before T5).
Observed Relation with Happiness
Later analysis of the full study-group (N=266) also showed a significantly positive correlation (BRAY 1983 p 303).