- 18-65 aged, general public, followed 6 years, Melbourne, Australia, 1981-87
- N = 649
- Non Response:
- Attrition T1-T4: 31%
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's label
- Sense of relative superiority
- Our Classification
- Two indentical indices consisting of four closed questions on Ss' self-rated performance as partners, parents, friends and workers, rated on a 7 point scale. 1: below average, 7: above.
Indices administered at 20 minutes intervals at T1(1981), T2(1983), T3(1985) and T4(1987)
Observed Relation with Happiness
Effects assessed at T1, T2, T3 and T4.
Effects assumed to be identical at all times.
ßL is the path-coefficient in a four wave LISREL model. T1 sex, age, SES, extraversion and neuroticism are controlled.