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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 methods
Depth interviews and tests, (± 9 hours)

Correlate

Authors's label
Psychological deficits (mental illness)
Our Classification
Operationalization
10 indicators of psychological deficits including number of symptoms mentioned, plus a psychiatrist's ratings of the degree of psychopathology implicit in each symptom response, long- and short- term symptoms, and total symptom response set per respondent; Gottschalk anxiety scores, derived from TAT cards, global ratings by a interdisciplinary team of social scientists on perceived stress, stress impact, degree and direction of impairment.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-d r = - p < .05 Six of the deficit indicators correlated signifi- cantly (05) with both affect balance and with negative affect.
No relationships with positive affect were found.