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Correlational findings

Study Snekkevik et al. (2003): study SE 1993

Public:
Rehabilitation patients, followed 2 years after trauma, Sweden 1993-1999
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 28
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Sense of coherence
Our Classification
  • PERSONALITY: HISTORY Earlier personality traits Earlier sense of coherence
  • PERSONALITY: CURRENT TRAITS Coherence (sense of)
Operationalization
Selfreport on 13 questions:
 a: Doing the things you do every day is…
 b: Do you have very mixed-up feelings and ideas?
 c: Does it happen that you have feelings inside you would rather not feel?
 d: Many people- even those with a strong character- sometimes feel like sad sacks(losers) in certain situations. How often have felt this way in the past?
 e: When sometthing happened, have you generally found that:
 f: How often do you the feeling that there"s little meaning in the things you do in life?
 g: How often do you have feelings that there's little meaning in the things you do in your daily life?
 h: How often do you have feelings that you're not sure you can keep under control?
 i: Do you have the feeling that you don't really care about what goes on around you?
 j: Has it happened in the past that you were surprised by the behaviour of people whom you ought to know?
 k: Has it happened that people whom you counted on disappoited you?
 l: Until now, your life has had
 m; Do you have the feeling that you're being treated unfairly?
 n: Do yoy have the feeling that you are in an anfamiliar situation and don't know what to do?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-c rpc = +.42 T1 happiness (recalled before injury) by T1 sense of coherence O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-c rpc = +.40 T2 happiness by T2 sense of coherence O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-c rpc = +.57 T3 happiness by T3 sense of coherence
 
 rpc's controled for current
 - general health (GHQ-20)
 - depression
 - anxiety
O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-c r = T1 sense of coherence by T3 happiness O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-c r = T2 sense of coherence by T3 happiness