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Correlational findings

Study Bray & Gunnell (2006): study ZZ 1999

Public:
Adults,, general public, Europe, Multiple nations, 1999
Survey name:
EU-EVS 1999/2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 32678
Non Response:
34 %
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Mental Disorder rate
Our Classification
Remarks
Suicide rate are calculated from the WHO Mortality Database for 1999 rates of hospital discharges for mental and behavioural disorders are available from the WHO Reginal Office for Europe for 21 of the EVS coutries for 1999
Operationalization
Index of :
a.  prescribing rate of anti-depressants
b. self-harm
c. psychiatric service activity data
d.suicide rates

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a rs = -.18 AVERAGE happines by rate of mental disorders in 12 nations
CI95  [0.59, 0.56]
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a rs = -.18 CI95 [0.59, 0.56]