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Studies

Balswick & Balkwell (1978): study US 1976

Publication

Author(s):
Balswick, J.O.; Balkwell, J.W.
Title:
Religious Orthodoxy and Emotionality.
Source:
Review of Religious Research, 1978, Vol. 19, 308 - 319

Investigation

Public:
High school students, Georgia, USA, 1970
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1092
Non Response:
12%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on 4 questions:

A ......feel happy ......
B ......feel delighted .......
C ......feel joyful .......
D ......feel elated ......
(Full questions not reported)

Response options:
1    never
2    seldom
3    often
4    very often

Summation: ?
Classification:
A-ASA-?-mq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Feeling of happiness

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Orthodoxy Christian orthodoxy