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Correlational findings

Study Bennett (1970): study US 1969

Public:
Nuns, Catholic congregations, USA, 1969
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 963
Non Response:
11,5%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Loneliness
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on singlke question: How frequently do you feel lonely?
4: often
3: occasionally
2: very seldom
1: never

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-f r = -.50 p < .001 Those who claimed to have a friend in the convent with whom they can discuss their deepest feelings tend also to avow greater happiness.