Correlational findings

Study Leeuw (2012): study NL 2010

Children 9-12,5 years,, Netherlands, 2010
Survey name:
Unnamed study
N = 183
Non Response:
Questionnaire: paper


Authors's label
Physical appearance
Our Classification
How much appreciates a child his or her own appearances? How good is the child at school in her or his own perception and how is her or his assessment of her or his achievements at school. Self-Perception profile for Children (SPPC). 36 items, scored on 4-pointsscale. Children can pick out of two statements to indicate whether the statement is 'really true' for them or only 'sort of true' . Examples:
1. Some children are satisfied about their own appearances, but other children are not satisfied about their own appearances.
2. Some children are satisfied with their own height and weight, but other children would prefer a different height or weight.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-g-mq-f-5-a r = +.20 p < .05 Average Individual Happiness before, immediately after, and 7 weeks after happiness lessons by self-reported physical appearance.