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Correlational findings

Study Oishi & Sullivan (2006): study US 2000

Public:
New dating couples, followed 14 days, USA, 200?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 158
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
Daily mood was reported on website at the end of the day during 14 days

Correlate

Authors's label
Relationship status after 6 month
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: Still together
0: Broke up

Assessed at T2

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO-md-mqr-n-7-a b = +.79 p < .05 T1 daily happiness by T2 still together

Effect mediated by retrospective happiness
M-AO-cw-mq-n-7-a b = +.88 p < .01 T1 retrospective happiness by T2 still together

T1-T2 difference: 6 months

Similar among males and females