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Correlational findings

Study Headey et al. (1993): study AU AU Victoria 1981

Public:
18-65 aged, Victoria, Australia, followed 1981 to 1987
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 419
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
In 1981 942 panel members were selected. By 1987 649 members remained. In 1987 a supplementary mail questionnaire, used to measure depression and anxiety, netted 419 replies. Mailed questionnaire at T4 to measure depression/anxiety

Correlate

Authors's label
General Health Questionnaire (GHQ)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 12 questions:
Items concern both affect and symptoms: e.g. 'felt constantly under strain'; 'lost much sleep over worry') measure the risk of neurosis.
Goldberg; 1978, Manual of the General Health Questionnaire(NFER, Windsor)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a r = -.50 p < .05