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Correlational findings

Study Ryff & Keyes (1995): study US 1990

Public:
25+ aged, USA, 199?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1108
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Self Acceptance
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on 3 items rated on a 6-point scale ranging from completely disagree to completely agree.
-High scorers: possess a positive attitude toward self; acknowledge and accept multiple aspects of self including good and bad qualities; feel positive about past life
-Low scorers: feel dissatisfied with self; are disappointed with what has occurred in past life; are troubled about certain personal qualities; wish to be different than what he or she is

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-cm-sq-v-4-b r = +.54 p < .00 C-BW-?-sq-?-11-a r = +.64 p < .00