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Studies

Crous et al. (2018): study ES 2017

Publication

Author(s):
Crous, G.; Casas, F.; Gonzalez-Carrasco, M.
Title:
What Aspects are Important to Adolescents to Achieve Full Satisfaction in Life?
Source:
Child Indicators Research, 2018, online publication

Investigation

Public:
11-16 aged secondary school pupils,Spain, 2017
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 763
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
The questionnaire was delivered in groups to all the tudents that had returned the consent form in their usual classroom in 35-40 minute sessions. First, a researcher explained the aim of the study and the conficential nature of the data. They were told that it was an individual quaestionnaire to be completed voluntary and that questions could be left unanswered. Depending on the size of the group, 2 or 3 researchers were present to answer participants' questions. 1st and 2nd year pupis received a shortened, simplified version of the questionnaire.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question

.. Life as a whole ( full text not reported)
0  completely dissatisfied
1
2
3
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5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-?-sq-n-11-b
Author's label:
Happiness
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

… overall happiness .. (full text not reported)
10  extremely happy
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  extremely unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-?-sq-n-11-d
Author's label:
Happiness

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Importance for own happiness: People love me Perceived sources of happiness Importance for own happiness: Being a fair and honeste person Perceived sources of happiness Importance for own happiness: Having plenty of money Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: People admire me Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: My life has a goal Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Loving intensely Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Experiences feeling alive Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Acting in line with my principles Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Appreciating small things in life Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: How to see the best in people Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Appreciating nature Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Feeling connected to a higher being Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: There is something after death Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Practising a religion Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Being at peace with myself Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Enjoying intense experiences Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Not afraid being alone Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Seeing that I produce things Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Being happy Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Make other people happy Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Having a good time Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Having what I want Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Doing whatever I want Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Being a useful person to others Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Having power over others Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Doing things well Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Others have a good memory of me Perceived sources of one's own happiness Importance for own happiness: Having new experiences Perceived sources of one's own happiness Combined self perceived aspects that contribute to happiness Perceived sources of one's own happiness