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Correlational findings

Study Miller et al. (1991): study US 1956

Public:
White married mothers with children under age 13, USA 1956
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 356
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
and questionnaire.

Correlate

Authors's label
maternal detachment
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on 2 questions:
A I feel I will enjoy life more when the child(ren) are older
B I often feel I just have to get away from the child(ren)

Rated: 1=selects 2=not sure 3=rejects

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-CO---mq-v-3-a r = -.14 p < .05