- 18+ aged, general public, USA, 1973/7
- N = 222
- Non Response
Using highly structured questionnaires.
- Authors's Label
- Feelings about the poor aspects of life: Bad parts
- Our Classification
- Closed question: "Now try and forget all the good and pleasant parts of your life; how do you feel about the things that annoy or worry you? How do these poor aspects, by themselves, make you feel?"
3 mostly dissatisfied
5 mostly satisfied
Observed Relation with Happiness
at the beginning, in the middle and at the end.
Correlations with bad parts (asked once):
O-DT asked first : r=+.20
O-DT asked second: r=+.30
O-DT asked third : r=+.20
Index of negative affects: r=-.30