Study Rose (1955): study US 1952
- Married couples, middle aged, middle-class, USA, 1952-53
- N = 416
- Non Response
- 50 %
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Administered at home and rating by children.
- Authors's Label
- Fondness of child for parents
- Our Classification
- Rating by child (sociology student) who
participated in the study.
Observed Relation with Happiness
The mother's life-satisfaction was just as closely related to her child's fondness for his
father as it was to the child's fondness for her.
The child's fondness for both of his parents was
not related to the Father's life satisfaction