Correlational findings

Study Nettle (2005b): study GB 2000

18+ aged, general public, Great Britain, 2000
N =
Non Response
not reported
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's Label
Malaise inventory
Our Classification
Self-report on a 24 questions (derived from the Cornell Medical Index):
How are you feeling generally:
- Do you often have backache?
- Do you feel tired most of the time?
- Do you feel miserable or depressed?
- Do you often have bad headaches?
- Do you often get worried about things?
- Do you usually have great difficulty in falling or staying asleep?
- Do you usually wake unnessarily early in the morning?
- Do you wear yourself out about your health?
- Do you often get into a violent rage?
- Do people often annoy and irritate you?
- Have you at times had twitching of the face, head and shoulders?
- Do you often suddenly become scared for no good reason?
- Are you scared to be alone when there are no friends near you?
- Are you easily upset of irritated?
- Are you frightened of going out alone or of meeting people?
- Are you constantly keyed up and jittery?
- Do you suffer from indigestion?
- Do you suffer from an upset stomach?
- Is your appetite poor?
- Does every little thing get on your nerves and wear you out?
- Does your heart often race luik mad?
- Do you often have bad pains in your eyes?
- Are you troubled with rheumatism or fibrositis?
- Have you ever had a nervous breakdown?

Rating: yes (2), no (1)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-V-h-sq-n-11-a r = -.38 p < .001