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Studies

Cameron et al. (1973): study US 1971

Publication

Author(s):
Cameron, P.; Kostin, J.; Kostin, M.; Titus, D.G.
Title:
The Life Satisfaction of Non-Normal Persons.
Source:
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1973, Vol. 41, 207 - 214

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 :

"These days my life is .....".
4  just great
3 more than satisfactory
2  less than satisfactory
1  miserable
Classification:
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Happy mood Mood during the interview Age Current age (in years) Income Current income level (unspecified) Life frustration Gratifying (vs frustrating) Appraised ease of life Easy (vs hard) Expected ease of life in future Easy (vs hard) Having ever contemplated suicide Earlier suicidal behavior Having contemplated suicide during past month Suicidal intentions Liking others Tendency to like people Appraised liking by others Perceived popularity Religiousness Concern about religion Futurity Orientation on the future