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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:
Selfreport on single question:

".......happiness....."
(Full text not reported)
Classification:
O-H?-?-sq-?-0-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