- 18-88 aged, general public, Denmark, 1993
- N = 1494
- Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
- Authors's Label
- denial of needs
- Our Classification
- N: all:217, a:11, b:21, c:47, d:69, e:69
- denial of needs(I do not have this need)
Made up of the following questions rated at a 5-points scale from very bad to very well:
a. "How well are your basic biological needs at present ?"
This concerns your physical needs such as your need for food, clothing, heating, housing, sleep, sex, safety and security
b. "How well are your social needs fulfilled at present ?"
This concerns your needs for warm, human contacts, recognition, friendship and social solidarity
c. "How well is your need to be useful fulfilled at present?"
This concerns your need to help other people, make your contribution to the world or making it a better place
d. "How well is your need for an exciting and varied life fulfilled at present?"
This concerns your need to have an exciting and varied life with experiences and actions.
e. "How well is your need for self-realization fulfilled at present?"
This concerns your need to develop your insight and ability to take action in order to live in an ever increasing harmony with yourself
1: basic biological needs
2: social needs
3: the need to be useful
4: the need for an exciting and varied life
5: the need for self-realization
Observed Relation with Happiness