Study Forti & Huyg (1983): study US Louisiana 1977
- Catholic nuns, re-organized cloister, followed 4 years, Louisiana, USA, 1977-1981
- N = 137
- Non Response
- T1: 18%, T2: 14%, T3: 23%
- Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
- Authors's Label
- Number of years in cloister
- Our Classification
- Single closed question, rated on a 6-point scale, ranging from
(1) < 3 years to (6) > 40 years.
Observed Relation with Happiness
T2: 1979 r= -.13 (ns)
T3: 1981 r= -.11 (ns)
Both variables assessed at T1, T2, and T3. Correlation concerns same time measures.