- 40+ aged, male managers, Bell Telephone Company, 1956-1976
- N = 422
- Non Response:
- panel loss a t T5: 37%
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- Guilford-Martin Inventory of Factors GAMIN-I scale.
This scale reflects on characteristics of a positive self-concept.
This subscale in particular reflects lack of 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 T5.
Observed Relation with Happiness
Later analysis of the full studygroup (N=266) also showed a significantly positive correlation (BRAY 1983 p 302).