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Correlational findings

Study Hermans & Tak-VandeVen (1973): study NL 1971

Public:
Secondary school pupils, The Netherlands, 197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 291
Non Response:
2%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Correlate

Authors's label
Positive inner well-being
Our Classification
Operationalization
17-item index of closed questions on pleasure, feeling happy, having life- goals, laughing, energy level, self- consciousness, trust in others, activi- ty level, satisfaction with social par- ticipation, positive outlook on life, self-confidence, trust in own feelings, health, satisfaction with hobbies, love for children, sense of freedom, and in- terest in environment (selected items from the Inner Well-Being question- naire).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-g-sq-v-4-b r = +.55 M-TH-g-sq-v-3-d r = +.40