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Correlational findings

Study Lewis (1972): study US 1967

Public:
24-75 aged Catholic sisters, Eastern USA. 196?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 183
Non Response:
34%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Positive self- concept
Our Classification
Operationalization
21 bipolar adjective 7-point scales (semantic differential scales; see Monge, 1971).
The scales were scored for 'Myself - as I really am most of the time'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = + p < .01 Four principal self-concept components were extracted: Achievement / Leadership, Congeniality / Sociability, Psychological adjustment and Physical adjustment.
Only Psychological adjustment appeared to be related to the Affect Balance Score (see also 'Content or real self image'; S 2.2.1).