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Correlational findings

Study Brenner (1975): study US Various places 1972

Public:
18+ aged, general public, country and big city, USA, 1972
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2168
Non Response:
19% in Washington, and 25% in Kansas City.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Depressive affect
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question on frequency of depression during past week: rarely/ occasionally/ most days.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-g-sq-v-5-b G = -.57 p < .001 Gs= -.48 (001) when controlled for satisfaction with major life areas.
Gs= -.48 (001) when controlled for usual quality of affect (closed question on spirits).
Gs= -.44 (001) when controlled for both satisfaction with major life areas and usual quality of affect.