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Correlational findings

Study Briscoe (1982): study GB 1977

Public:
Married couples with high incidence of minor psychiatric problems, London, U.K., 1977
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 100
Non Response:
11%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Psychiatric morbidity_B
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 Married couples with complaints (six
  or more visits to a doctor in last
  year)
0 Control group of national sample of
  married persons.
See also HALL 1976.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ab G = -.21 p < .01                 married persons   national sample
                with complaints   of marrieds
very    happy       34%              44%
fairly  happy       56%              52%
not too happy       10%               5%
                  (n=50)           (n=602)