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Correlational findings

Study Gorman (1971): study US 1970

Public:
Undergraduate students, Nassau Community College, USA, 1970
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 67
Non Response:
4%, 3% refusal, 1% incomplete information
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Questionnaires administered in class and daily records kept at home during 28 days

Correlate

Authors's label
Variability in ela- tion vs depression, day to day
Our Classification
Operationalization
Standard deviation of lowest, average and highest mood reported each day during one month on the Wessman & Ricks Elation-Depression Scale.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = The Elation-Depression Scale was scored each night for lowest, average and highest mood expe- rienced that day over a period of 6 weeks.

Daily highest:  r = -.03 (ns)
Daily average:  r = +.08 (ns)
Daily lowest :  r = +.24 (05)