Study Smits et al. (1995): study NL 1992
- Elderly, Sassenheim, the Netherlands, 1992
- N = 119
- Non Response
Interview and additional questionnaires
- Authors's Label
- Our Classification
- Error Estimates
- Cronbach alpha = .51
- Data available for 44 Ss, only 30 in regression analysis.
- M= 11,61 (sd=2,75)
- Selfreport on five items.
Typical question: "I have little control over the things that happen to me."
Five-item version of Mastery scale Pearlin and Schooler.Scale translated by Ormel, Kempen, Steverink et al.
Observed Relation with Happiness
negative affect = -.14 (ns)
- sense of coherence
- social inadequacy