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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
Structure of activities - services recieved
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on questions whether (or not) one received this type of services in the last month concerning the:
a: number of days per week at the Club
b: number of hours per week at the club
c: attendance in area meetings
d: number of hours per week in task
e: attendance in Club recreation
f: attendance in other recreation
g: time spent in leisure activities
h: time spent socializing

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.09 ns Number of days per week at the club O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.14 ns Number of hours per week at the club O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = -.10 ns Attendance in area meetings O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.06 ns Number of hours per week in task O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = -.10 ns Attendance in Club recreation O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.29 p < .01 Time spent in leisure activities O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = -.08 ns Attendance in other recreation O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = -.01 ns Time spent in socializing O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.05 ns Any of the above 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