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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
Hypochondriasis
Our Classification
Operationalization
Hypochodriasis subscale of Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Pathology Scales (with K corrections);

Hypochondrias is neurotic concern over bodily functioning.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO---mqr-*-0-a = .06 p < .05                    Mean hypochodriasis         
a 10% least happy          13.0  
b 27% close to average     13.7  
c 10% most happy           12.1
M-AO---mqr-*-0-a MCT = p < .05 a > b, c