Correlational findings

Study Shmotkin & Hadari (1996): study IL 1991

60+ aged, Israel, 1991
Survey name
Unnamed study
N = 830
Non Response
Interview: face-to-face
The respondents were interviewed individually or in small groups. They were approached in some dozens of public sites as well as private homes over the country.


Authors's Label
Reconciled Aging
Our Classification
Items that load high on a factor derived from responses to several geriatric adjustment inventories
Selfreport on 8 questions:
a: As you get older you are less useful
b: I feel old and somewhat tired
c: Things keep getting worse as I get older
d: I expect pleasant things to happen for me in the future
e: As I get older things are better/worse tha I thought they used to be
f;  I have made plans for things I will be doing a month or year from now
g:The thins I do are as interesting to me as they used to be

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-c r = +.45 p < .0001 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.50 p < .00001 O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa r = +.41 p < .00001