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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
Negative experiences in social interact
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Crombach's alpha is 0.64
Remarks
Een meetinstrument voor positive en negative sociale ervaring van (kanker) patienten. Tempelaar et al 1987
Distribution
Surgery patients: N = 109, M = 11,1, SD = 2,2
Chemotherapy patients: N = 108, M = 10,9, SD = 2,2
Ex cancer patients: N = 192, M = 11,6, SD = 3,0
Operationalization
Selfreport on 8 questions about experiences in social interaction
Negative experiences(8 questions).
-Excessive concern
-Incomprehension
-People were not willing to help you
-Someone delittled you
-People did not give yoy enough information
-Someone avoided you
-Someone did not takeyou serously
-People did not leave you in peace

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-cw-sq-n-7-a r = -.15 ns Recently treated for cancer with surgery O-SLu-cw-sq-n-7-a r = -.21 ns A-AOL-cw-sq-n-7-a r = -.17 ns Recently treated for cancer with chemotherapy O-SLu-cw-sq-n-7-a r = -.24 p < .05 A-AOL-cw-sq-n-7-a r = -.36 p < .01 Ex cancer patients O-SLu-cw-sq-n-7-a r = -.46 p < .01