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Correlational findings

Study Verkleij & Stolk (1989): study MZ 1983

Public:
30-50 aged, in working force, followed 1 year, urban areas, Netherlands, 1983-84
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1100
Non Response:
T1-T2 attrition: 27%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
T1: interview, T2: mailed questionaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Belonging/loneliness
Our Classification
Operationalization
a Feeling of social belonging

b Feeling of loneliness
  (11 item index DeJong, Gierveld &      Kamphuis 1985)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.26 p < .001 T1 happiness by T2 feeling A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.30 p < .001 T1 feeling by T2 happiness A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.40 p < .001 T1 happiness by T2 feeling A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.45 p < .001 T1 feeling by T2 happiness

Computed for continously umemployed Ss only