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Correlational findings

Study Laxer (1964): study US 1960

Public:
Psychiatric patients, USA, 196?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 72
Non Response:
3
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Self blame
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self rating of "What I am really like" on a semantic differential scale
a  clear-hazy
b  pleasant-unpleasant
c  valuable-worthless
d  strong-weak
e  deep=-shallow
f  hard-soft
g  hot-cold
i  fast-slow
j  active-passive

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-md-sq-v-10-a AoV = + p < .005 Evaluative factor (a, b, c:
High self-evaluation goes with better mood
Only among self-blaming patients, not among other-blaming patients.
A-AOL-md-sq-v-10-a r = + p < .05 A-AOL-md-sq-v-10-a AoV = + p < .025 Potency factor (d,e,f)
High self-evaluation goes with better mood
More so among high self-blaming patients than among other-blaming patients.
A-AOL-md-sq-v-10-a r = + p < .05 A-AOL-md-sq-v-10-a AoV = ns Activity factor (g,i,j)
Correlation not reported, apparently ns
A-AOL-md-sq-v-10-a r = + p < .05