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Correlational findings

Study Goodhart (1985): study US 1983

Public:
Students in stress, followed 8 weeks, Illinois, USA, 1983
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 173
Non Response:
1.7% dropout
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire administered in class. T1: pretest, T2: post- test; after 8 weeks.

Correlate

Authors's label
Happiness
Our Classification
  • HAPPINESS: CAREER Actual happiness-career (assessed in follow-up) Actual level of earlier/later happiness Recent happiness (< 1 year ago)
  • HAPPINESS: CORRESPONDENCE OF DIFFERENT MEASURES Overall happiness Overall happiness by overall happiness O-DT by O-DT
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
 How do you feel about your life as a whole.....?
 7  delighted
 6  pleased
 5  mostly satisfied
 4  mixed
 3  mostly dissatisfied
 2  unhappy
 1  terrible
 
 Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale'  (original version)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a rpc = +.55 T1 happiness by T2 happiness controlled for T1 stress.