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Correlational findings

Study Perquin (2002): study NL 1976

Public:
12-18 aged, in chronic pain. Rotterdam, Netherlands, followed 2 years, 1996-99
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5336
Non Response:
8%
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Mailed questionnaire and diary. Subjects and their parents were sent a pain booklet and additional questionnaires. Adolescents were instructed to keep the pain diary to their own.

Correlate

Authors's label
consulting of the docter for pain
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 Non-consulters   N= 66
2 Consulters       N= 65

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-cw-sq-ol-11-a DM = - ns                   Mean   SD
Non-consulters    63.5   25.5
Consulters        60.9   23.0
Difference       - 2,6    2,5