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Correlational findings

Study Reinhardt (1968): study US 1967

Public:
Female mental patients and controls, USA, 1967
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 20
Non Response:
Assessment:
Diary
Each night, during a period of 6-8 weeks, ratings were made of the highest, lowest and most characteristic feelings of the day

Correlate

Authors's label
patients vs normals
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: Female patients living in private mental hospital
0: Normal controls: Women attending institutions for higher education

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b DM = - p < .01 Average level of daily moods in:
          patients   non-patients   difference
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b DM = - p < .01 Highest (9-10) 6.43       7.28          -0.85 A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b DM = - p < .01 Average(3-8)   5.49       6.23          -0.72 A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b DM = - p < .05 Lowest(1-2)    4.45       5.07          -0.52