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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
Anxiety
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 8 item 'State Anxiety Scale' intended to measure how one feels 'right now'. The scale used consist of eight items (e.g. 'I feel calm'; 'I am tense') answered on a 4-point scale running from 'not at all' to 'very much'.
Spielberger 1979, Understanding Stress and Anxiety (Nelson, New York)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a r = -.33 p < .05