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Correlational findings

Study Holloway & Carson (1999): study GB 1990

Public:
Mental patients, UK, followed 3 years,1990-1993
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 70
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Freedom
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on the following questions:
-I can spend time by myself (in privicy) whem I want to
-I choose how my home is decorated
-I myself choose in the present house
-I have a bank or post office account from which I can withdraw money
-Mealtimes are changed to fit in my plans
-I choose for myself what I do in spare time
-I have voted in elections
-I have my own personal possessions
-I earn some money (other than benefit or pension)
-I choose my own clothes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a r = +.35 p < .006 O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a rpc = +.39 p < .005 rpc controled for depression as measured with Beck Depression Inventory