- Office workers, Göteborg, Sweden, 200?
- Survey name
- Unnamed study
- N = 134
- Non Response
- Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
- Authors's Label
- Our Classification
- Life Orientation Test LOT (Scheier & Carver 1982)
- Selfreport on 12 questions
Selfreport on 10 questions
a. In uncertain times, I usually expect the best.
b. It's easy for me to relax.
c. If something can go wrong for me, it will. (R)
d. I'm always optimistic about my future.
e. I enjoy my friends a lot.
f. It's important for me to keep busy.
g. I hardly ever expect things to go my way. (R)
h. I don't get upset too easily.
i. I rarely count on good things happening to me. (R)
j. Overall, I expect more good things to happen to me than bad.
0: strongly disagree
4: strongly agree
Observed Relation with Happiness
4 high PA, low NA 28,34
3 High PA, high NA 24,50
2:Low PA, low NA 24,10
1:low PA, high NA 19,09