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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 depressed moments
Our Classification
Operationalization
Repeated closed question on lowest mood experienced during the past day, rated on a 10-point scale during 6 weeks (Wessman & Ricks Elation-Depression Scale).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b r = +.41 ns The mean 'daily lowest mood' score was correlated with the mean 'daily average mood'(AFF 3.1) score.