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Correlational findings

Study Diener & Seligman (2002): study US 1997

Public:
Undergraduate students, US, 199?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 222
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Daily report of mood and activities during 51 days; peer ratings.

Correlate

Authors's label
Neuroticism
Our Classification
Operationalization
Neuroticism subscale of Neo Personality Inventory (Costa & Macrae, 1985)
Facets are:
- anxiety
- angry hostility
- depression
- self-consciousness
- impulsiveness
- vulnerability

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO---mqr-*-0-a = .32 p < .05                      Mean neuroticism         
a 10% least happy         113.8     
b 27% close to average     90.7    
c 10% most happy           72.2
M-AO---mqr-*-0-a BMCT = p < .05 a > b > c