Correlational findings

Study Kobayashi et al. (2005): study JP 2001

Cancer out-patients, followed 4 weeks, Japan, 2001
N = 249
Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
By patients twice at home with a 4-weeks interval.


Authors's Label
Spiritual well-being
Our Classification
Selfreport on 12 questions:
Please inducate how true each of the following statements is for you during the past 7 days
a. I feel peaceful
b. I have a reason for living
c. My life has been productive
d. I have trouble feeling peace of mind
e. I feel a sense of purpose in my life
f. I am able to reach down deep into myself for comfort
g. I feel a sense of harmony within myself
h. My life lacks meaning and purpose
i. I find comfort in my faith or spiritual beliefs
j. I find strength in my faith of spiritual beliefs
k. My illness has strengthened my faith or spiritual beliefs
l. I know that whatever happens with my illness, things will be okay.

Rating: 0: Not al all to 5: Very much

Name: FACIT-Sp-12, Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy scale.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-cw-mq-n-11-a r = +.58