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Correlational findings

Study DeHaes et al. (1987): study NL 1981

Public:
Early breast cancer patient, followed 11 and 18 month after treatment, The Netherlands, 1981-1987
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 34
Non Response:
17% (6 refusals and one death in the meantime)
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire, completed twice: 11 and 18 months aftertreatment

Correlate

Authors's label
Condition after surgery
Our Classification
Operationalization
Joint effect of:
a Psychological complaints
b Fatigue
c Pain
d Gastro-intestinal symptoms
e Loss of libido
f Activity level
g Impact of breast-surgery on body image
h Fear of recurrence of cancer and death                           
     
Condition assessed 11 months (T1) and  18 months (T2) after surgery

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-se-sq-?-7-a Ra² = .45 11 months after surgery (T1) A-AOL-se-sq-v-7-a Ra² = .32 O-SLW-se-sq-?-7-a Ra² = .48 18 months after surgery (T2) A-AOL-se-sq-v-7-a Ra² = .34