- 18-65 aged, general public, followed 3 years, Melbourne, Australia, 1979-80
- N = 184
- Non Response:
- Questionnaire: paper
- Authors's Label
- Life events
- Our Classification
- Adapted Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Interview ( PERI, Dohrenwend 1978). This scedule involves 74 possible life-events of which Ss indicate whether it happened, when and how often. Typical events are: failed exam, got new job, suffered injury, took up new hobby. The scores were weighted and summed.
Administered at T2. Timeframe T1-T2
Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness T2 by events between T1-T2, controling T1 happiness.
ß's can be interpreted as indicating the effects of live-events on CHANGE IN HAPPINESS.