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Correlational findings

Study Sullivan et al. (1991): study US 1988

Public:
Former inpatients of mental hospital, Mississipi, 1988
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 130
Non Response:
22%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
At home by mental health case managers

Correlate

Authors's label
normal vs mentally ill
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 Non-mentally-ill
  a national population
  b low socio-economic subsample
  c black-subsample

2 Seriously mentally ill
  a Missisippi
  b Los Angeles
  c Maryland

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a DM = - 1. Non-mentally-ill       M = 5.3
   a national population  M = 5.4
   b low socio-economic   M = 5.1
   c black-subsample      M = 4.8

2 seriously mentally ill  M = 4.7
   a Missisippi           M = 5.3
   b Los Angeles          M = 4.4
   c Maryland             M = 5.2