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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
Personal growth
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on 3 items rated on a 6-point scale ranging from completely disagree to completely agree.
-High scorers: have a feeling of continued development; see self as growing and expanding; are open to new experiences; has sense of realizing his or her potential; see improvement in self and behavior over time; are changing in ways that reflect more self-knowledge and effectiveness.
-Low scorers: have a sense of personal stagnation, lack sense of improvement or expansion over time, feel bored and interested with life, feel unable to develop new attitudes or behaviors

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-cm-sq-v-4-b r = +.15 p < .00 C-BW-?-sq-?-11-a r = +.18 p < .00