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Correlational findings

Study Prizmic-Larsen et al. (2009): study HR 2005

Public:
Adults, general public, Croatia, 2005
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 900
Non Response:
31%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview at home by trained interviewers

Correlate

Authors's label
Rumination and withdraw
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question about
behaviors intended to analyse one's own affective states e.g. trying to understand own feelings, thinking about one's feelings and writing about one's feelings.

Rated on a 7-point numerical scale: (1='not at all' to 7='almost always')

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-TH-g-mq-th%-101-aa Beta = +.03 ns Females A-TH-g-mq-th%-101-aa Beta = +.03 ns Males

Beta's controlled for:
- Age
- Income
- Other coping style:
  - Active distraction
  - Cognitive engagement
  - Behavioral engagement
  - Venting and expressing affect
  - Passive distraction and acceptance
  - Waiting

Note:For time being unhappy: negative correlation for females (ns); positive correlation for males (ns).