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Correlational findings

Study Bernheim et al. (2006): study DE 1990

Public:
Patients university hospital, Berlin, Germany 1990-2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2584
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Filled out in waiting room of hospital, either on paper or on a palm-top computer

Correlate

Authors's label
Disease
Our Classification
Operationalization
Diagnosis taken from medical record:
A: Psychiatric disorders
   a: eating disorder
   b: post-traumatic stress
   c: anxiety disorder
   d: affective disorder (mainly depression)
   e: somatization disorder
   f: dependency (mainly drug abuse)
B: Somatic disorders
   a: cardio-vascular disorder
   b: metabolic (endocrine) disorder
   c: diabetes melitus
   d: end-stage liver disease (mostly cirrosis)
   e: liver disease(most cirrosis) after transplantation

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-ol-11-a DMt =                          DMt      CI95
A: Psychiatric          3.56
   a: eating            3.4     0.5 -6.1
   b: post-traumatic    3.1     0.75-5.4
   c: anxiety           2.2     0.6 -3.8  
   d: affective         3.1     0.75-3.9
   e: somatization      4.0     1.4 -4.75
   f: dependency        3.9     1.4 -6.5

B: Somatic disorders    3.95
   a: cardio-vascular   4.3     1.7 -7.0
   b: metabolic         4.1     1.8 -7.0
   c: diabetis          4.9     2.2 -7.6
   d: liver             3.0     0.4 -5.9
   e: transp.liver      7.1     4.8 -9.1

All patients            4.0     1.3 -6.3
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-q DMt = A: Psychiatric            2.94
   a: eating              3.1   0.4 -6.1
   b: post-traumatic      4.4   1.7 -7.5
   c: anxiety             3.2   1.05-6.75
   d: affective           3.2   2.25-3.85
   e: somatization        4.9   2.25-5.2
   f: dependency          4.3   2.2 -8.2

B: Somaticdisorder        3.09
   a: cardio-vasculair    5.1   2.2 -8.2
   b: metabolic           4.4   1.6 -7.9
   c: diabetes            5.95  2.4 -9.0
   d: liver               6.2   2.8 -7.2
   e: transplantation     8.1   6.0 -10.2

All patients              4.9   1.8 -7.9

All means transformd to range 0-10