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Correlational findings

Study DeRuiter et al. (1993): study NL 1990

Public:
Cancer patients and ex-patients. The Netherlands,199?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 509
Non Response:
21%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Positive experience in social interaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 8 questions about experiences in social interaction
-Warmth and friendliness
-Esteem
-Someone spent a pleasant time with you
-Understanding and sympathy
-Useful information and understanding
-The help of someone
-Someone trusted you
-Someone took time to be with you

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-cw-sq-n-7-a r = +.23 ns Recently treated for cancer with surgery O-SLu-cw-sq-n-7-a r = +.33 p < .01 A-AOL-cw-sq-n-7-a r = +.13 ns Recently treated for cancer with chemotherapy O-SLu-cw-sq-n-7-a r = +.16 ns A-AOL-cw-sq-n-7-a r = +.23 p < .05 Ex cancer patients O-SLu-cw-sq-n-7-a r = +.31 p < .05