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Correlational findings

Study Wessman & Ricks (1966): study US 1957

Public:
Female college students, Radcliff USA, followed 6 weeks, 1957
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 21
Non Response:
16%
Assessment:
Diary
Mood diary kept 30 days.

Correlate

Authors's label
Hedonic level of most elated moments
Our Classification
Operationalization
Repeated closed question on highest mood experienced during the past day, rated on a 10-point scale during 6 weeks (Wessman & Ricks Elation-Depres- sion Scale).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b r = +.82 p < .05 The 6 weeks mean of the 'daily highest mood' score was correlated with the 6 weeks mean of the 'daily average mood'(AFF 3.1) scores.