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Correlational findings

Study Rosenfield (1992): study US 1988

Public:
20-70 aged, chronic mental patients, USA, 1989
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 157
Non Response:
7%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
By clinical psychologists and psychiatric nurses.

Correlate

Authors's label
Basic Needs- services recieved
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on questions whether (or not) one received this type of services in the last month
a: Help with housing
b: Help with finances
c: Club loan
d: Help with medical care

Options:
0: no
1: yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = -.17 ns Housing services O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.23 p < .10 Financial services O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = -.03 ns Club loan O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.13 ns Help with medical care O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.01 ns Any of the above mentioned services (vs none)

Beta's controlled for:
- Background characteristics
  - age
  - sex
  - education
  - race
- Clinical characteristics of positive and negative symptoms
- Functioning in terms of:
  - daily living skills
  - vocational skills
  - social skills
- need for structure
- need for supervision
- social contacts