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Studies

Crandall & Putman (1980): study US Idaho 1975 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Crandall, J.E.; Putman, E.L.
Title:
Relations between Measures of Social Interest and Psychological Well-Being.
Source:
Journal of Individual Psychology, 1980, Vol. 20, 156 - 168

Investigation

Public:
Undergraduate students, university, Idaho, USA,197?
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 27
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question, asked twice in interview:

How do you feel about your life as a whole......?
7  delighted
6  pleased
5  mostly satisfied
4  mixed
3  mostly dissatisfied
2  unhappy
1  terrible

Summation: arithmetic mean

Name: Andrews & Withey's "Delighted-Terrible Scale" (original version)
Also known as Lehman's 'Global life satisfaction'
Classification:
O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a
Author's label:
Life 3
Page in publication:
158

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Social Interest Scale Current interests
Ideal self
Social values