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Studies

Atkinson et al. (1986): study US 1982

Publication

Author(s):
Atkinson, T.H.; Liem, J.H.; Liem, R.
Title:
The Social Costs of Unemployment: Implications for Social Support.
Source:
Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 1986, Vol. 27, 317 - 331

Investigation

Public
Unemployed males followed 2 month after jobloss and matched controls, Boston, USA, 1982
Sample
Non-probability purposive-expert sample
Respondents
N = 167
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
With both spouces

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

".......happiness....."
(Full text not reported)
Classification:
O-H?-?-sq-?-*-a
Author's label:
Overall happiness

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Change in marital support Change in characteristics of spouse Change in spouse role performance Change in characteristics of spouse Change in family cohesion Change in family-climate