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Correlational findings

Study Evans et al. (2007): study GB 1994

Public:
Mental patients and controls, followed 2 years, UK 1994-2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 149
Non Response:
94%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Depressed (vs not depressed)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on several question.Question not reported

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-b b = -.75 p < .001 Patients with Severe Mentally Ilness(SMI)
- Patients of mental hospital
- aged 18-65
- diagnosed psychotic of at least 2 years duration
- hospitalized at least 2 times
- at least one of which prior to recruitement
O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-b b = -.66 p < .001 Community residente with Common Mental Disorder(CMD)
-18+ aged community residents
- participants in postal survey
- scoring high on GQH-12 questionnaire
O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-b b = -.46 p < .001 Community residente in good mental health
-18+ aged community residents
- participants in postal survey
- scoring low on GQH-12 questionnaire

The association between depressive symtoms and QOL need to be treated with caution because of the crudeness of the depressive symtoms used.

Control variables not reported.

B means points difference on scale 1-7