Correlational findings

Study Evans & Huxley (2005): study GB 1999

18-65 aged, differing in mental health, followed 2 years, UK, 1999-2001
N = 1912
Non Response:
Non-response at T1: 83% Drop-out at T2: 50%)
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaires at T1 and T2


Authors's label
Change in mental health consultations
Our Classification
T1-T2 change in reponse to question: Seen a doctor for your nerves in the last year?
0 no
1 yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a b = -.72 p < .001 T1-T2 INCREASE in mental health consultations by T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a b = +.32 p < .05 T1-T2 DECREASE in  mental health consultations by T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness

bs with T2 mental health and happiness controled for:
- T1 happiness (to indicated T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness)
- T1 mental health status (to indicate T1-T2 CHANGE in mental health)
- T1 objective conditions