Evans et al. (2007): study GB 1994
- Evans, S.; Banerjee, S.; Huxley, P.J.; Leese, M.
- The Impact of Mental Illness on Quality of Life: A Comparison of Severe Mental Illness, Common Mental Disorder and Healthy Population Samples.
- Quality of Life Research, 2007, Vol. 16, 17 - 29
- Mental patients and controls, followed 2 years, UK 1994-2001
- Mixed samples
- N = 149
- Non Response
- Interview: face-to-face
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Self report on single question, asked twice in interview:
How do you feel about your life as a whole......?
7 could not be better
1 could not be worse
Summation: arithmetic mean
Name: Andrews & Withey's "Delighted-Terrible Scale" (original version).
Also known as Lehman's 'Global life satisfaction'
- Author's label:
- general life-quality
- Page in publication:
Current general mental health
In mental hospital
Living in a mental hospital
Trend behavioral correlates of happiness
Change in conditions for happiness