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Correlational findings

Study Alexander (1969): study US 1964

Public:
Schizophrenic males non-hospitalized, Monroe County, New York, USA, 1964-65
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 178
Non Response:
28%, most of them patients'or family member refusal
Assessment:
Register data
Analysis of case registers and clinical interviews with family members

Correlate

Authors's label
Severity of pathology
Our Classification
Operationalization
Rating by a psychiatrist on the basis of a detailed symptom check-list: 1-3 (minimal impairment) / 4-6 / 7-9 / 8-12 (marked impairment)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = -.27 p < .01 Index of Negative Affects: r = +.16 (ns)
    U-shaped curve: Ss with pathology ratings of     7-9 having most negative feelings.
    Significant differences between those with     ratings of 4-6 and those with ratings of 7-9     only.
Unrelated to the Index of Positive Affects.
A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-f r = - Index of Negative Affects: r = +.16 (ns)
    U-shaped curve: Ss with pathology ratings of
    7-9 having most negative feelings.
    Significant differences between those with
    ratings of 4-6 and those with ratings of 7-9     only.
Unrelated to the Index of Positive Affects.