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Correlational findings

Study Chiriboga & Lowenthal (1971): study US 1969

Public:
People in transition, metropolis, USA, 1969
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 216
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods
Depth interviews and tests, (± 9 hours)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Psychological resources (positive mental health)_B
Our Classification
Operationalization
14 indicators of psychological resources including measures of
- mutuality (familial and extra-familial)
- resolution of losses
- contextual and temporal perspective
- growth
- competence
- in- sight
- perceived and judged encroachment
- hope
- satisfaction with intrapersonal and interpersonal competence in general.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-cb r = + In total significant correlations were found between two indicators of resources and psychological well-being. A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-d r = + In total, significant correlations were found between two indicators of resources and psychological well-being.

There were four significant or near significant correlations with positive affect, four with negative affect (including two inverse relation- ships), and eight with affect balance.