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Correlational findings

Study Abbey et al. (1983): study US Detroit 1984

Public:
Tranquilizer users, Detroit, USA, 1984
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 675
Non Response:
40%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
4 structured interviews at 6 week intervals

Correlate

Authors's label
Internal control over personal life
Our Classification
Operationalization
Two 2-item indices, one  index asses-
sing perceived internal control in the personal life-domain and one assessing internal control over emotions and fee-
lings. 5-point scale ranging from 'not at all' to  'a great deal'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-ACO-cw-mq-*-20-a r = +.29