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Correlational findings

Study Zautra et al. (1977): study US Salt Lake County, Utah 1975

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Salt Lake County, USA, 1973-74
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 454
Non Response:
15%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
interview at home, with closed and open ended questions

Correlate

Authors's label
Life crisis
Our Classification
Operationalization
Factor loading on:
-Negative affect:
measured by Negative Affect Scale,
see BRADB 69
-Survey of recent events:
to assess the magnitude of life
changes experienced by respondent
during last year, the Holmes & Rahe
Survey of Recent events was used.
(Holmes & Rahe 1967)
-22-item psychiatric screening
inventory: used to assess psychiatric
symptoms. (Langner 1963)
-Requests for assistance:
measured by a checklist of
professional agencies indicating how
many places the respondent had
requested help for"personal problems
in living".

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a r = -.26