- Students in stress, followed 8 weeks, Illinois, USA, 1983
- N = 173
- Non Response:
- 1.7% dropout
Questionnaire administered in class. T1: pretest, T2: post- test; after 8 weeks.
- Authors's label
- Our Classification
LIFE EVENTS Current life-events (past few years) Burden of current life-events Major life-change or not
- Stressful life-events reported between T1 and T2 (8-week interval).
Assessed at T2 by means of an event checklist. Ss indicated whether or not such events had happened to them.
Observed Relation with Happiness
Rpc indicates the effect of stress on CHANGE IN HAPPINESS.
The effect of stress on change in happiness is unaffected by positive or negative thinking (interactions ns).