- Male college students, followed 3 years, Harvard University, USA, 1957-60
- N = 17
- Non Response:
- 37%: 9 dropouts, incomplete; about the same happiness distribution.
Multiple assesment methods
Mood diary kept 30 days and repeated interviews and tests during three years.
- Authors's Label
- Projective helplessness
- Our Classification
- Score from told stories to the Standard Thematic Apperception Test cards (see Murray, 1943), indicative of feeling or being helpless, feeling weak or inef- fectual, being dominated, dependent.