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Correlational findings

Study Ormel (1980): study NL 1970

Public:
15-60 aged, general public, followed 12 month, The Netherlands, 1967-77
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 296
Non Response:
18%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Traumatic childhood experiences
Our Classification
Operationalization
Occurrence of a traumatic experience rated by the interviewer as no vs yes.
Examples:
- loss of parent(s) or sibling(s)
  before age 18(24%).
- report of very shocking event in
  youth(19%).
Assessed at T1(1970)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-c r = -.17 p < .01 T2 happiness by traumatic childhood-experiences, reported at T2.