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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 =
Non Response
22%
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
At home by mental health case managers

Correlate

Authors's Label
normal vs schizophrenia
Our Classification
Remarks
non-mentally-ill sample from Andrews and Withey(1976)
Distribution
N: 1a=1,297, 1b=122, 1c=106,  2= 101
Operationalization
1 Non-mentally-ill
  a national population
  b low socio-economic subsample
  c black-subsample

2 Schizophrenics:Missisippi sample

Observed Relation with Happiness

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

2 Misissipi schizophrenics M = 5.3
O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a = + ns 1a<2 O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a = - ns 1b>2 O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a = + p < .05 1c<2