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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
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