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Studies

Cameron et al. (1971): study US 1969

Publication

Author(s):
Cameron, P.; Kostin, M.; VanHoeck, D.; Weiss, N.
Title:
Happiness or Life Satisfaction of the Malformed.
Source:
Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, 1971, Vol. 6, 641 - 642

Investigation

Public:
Handicapped and controls Detroit, USA,197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 295
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Which of the statements below applies best to your current life?
5  I am very satisfied with the course of my life
4  There are problems, but I am satisfied
3  I don't know whether I should be satisfied now, I think I am
2  I don't know whether I should be satisfied, in fact I am not
1  I am disappointed in life
-   Other
Classification:
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-c
Author's label:
Life satisfaction.
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

"How would you describe your general mood....?"
3 happy
2 neutral
1 sad
Classification:
A-AOL-g-sq-v-3-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction.

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Income Current income level (unspecified) Bodily defect Physical handicap