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Correlational findings

Study Joshanloo et al. (2014): study ZZ 2014

Public:
Students, 14 nations, 2014
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2398
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Fear of happiness
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on 5 questions:
a "I prefer not to be joyful, because usually joy is followed by sadness"
b "I believe the more cheerful and happy I am, the more I should expect bad things to occur in my life"
c "Disastres often follow good fortune"
d "Having lots of joyand fun causes bad things to happen"
e "Excessive joy has some bad consequences"
Rated:
1(strongly disagree)
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7 (strongly agree):

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW---sq-nt-11-a r = -.13 ns AVERAGE happiness by AVERAGE fear of happiness in 14 nations O-SLW---sq-nt-11-a b = -.14 p < .001 b controlled for:
- personal growth initiative
- personal level autonomy
- culture level wealth
- culture level individualism