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Correlational findings

Study Kansky et al. (2019): study US 2003

Public:
Teenagers USA, followed 11 years 200?-200?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 166
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Avoidant Attachment in Adulthood
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach Alpha of self report .80 Partner report .076
Remarks
The 5-item Dismissing Attachment subscale of Behavioral Systems Questionnaire (Furman& Wehner 1994) Average of annual assesments at ages 23, 24 and 25.
Distribution
SELF: M: 11.13,SD: 3.76,PARTNER: M: 10.47
SD: 3.34
Operationalization
Selfreport  on 5 questions in avoiding conflict and intimacy in current relationship
A.) Self report
B)  Romantic partner report

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AB-m-mq-ol-101-a r = - T1 age 14 happiness by T2 age 23-25 avoidant attachment

SELF REPORT
Positive Affect r -.17 (O5)
Negative Affect r +.01 (ns)
Hence, correlagtion with affect balance must be negative
A-AB-m-mq-ol-101-a r = - PARTNER REPORT
Positive Affect r -.18
Negative Affect r +.14
Hence, correlagtion with affect balance must be negative