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Studies

Bray & Gunnell (2006): study ZZ 1999

Publication

Author(s):
Bray, I.; Gunnell, D.
Title:
Suicide Rates, Life Satisfaction and Happiness as Markers for Population Mental Health.
Source:
Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 2006, Vol. 41, 333 - 337

Investigation

Public:
Adults,, general public, Europe, Multiple nations, 1999
Survey name:
EU-EVS 1999/2000
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 32678
Non Response:
34 %
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
334
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
334

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Suicide Suicide in nation Mental Health Prevalence rate Mental health in nation Mental Disorder rate Mental health in nation