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Correlational findings

Study Pappot & Phaff (2004): study NL 2004

Public:
Prisoners and controls, The Netherlands, 2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 42
Non Response:
40%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
1 general questionnaire, administered at start. Mood-questionnaires, filled out three times a day, during 10 consecutive days. Mood-questionaires were filled out at 7.30, 12.00 and 18.00 hours. Prisoners handed forms to their supervisors after each assesment. Controls handed all forms to the investigators at the end of the study..

Correlate

Authors's label
mood
Our Classification
Operationalization
Sel report on single question:
How happy do you feel AT THIS MOMENT? Select the number which best describes your happiness
-5 very unhappy
-4
-3
-2
-1
0  neutral
+1
+2
+3
+4
+5 very happy.

Assessed three times a day during 10 consecutive days.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-g-sq-n-11-d DM = p < .000            mood               happiness
           (multiple moment   (global rating on
            assesment)         single question)

All         0,87               2,12
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-d DM = p < .056 Controls    1.73               2.42 M-FH-g-sq-n-11-d DM = p < .007 Prisoners   0.25               1.59