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Studies

Friedrich & Friedrich (1981): study US 1979

Publication

Author(s):
Friedrich, W.N.; Friedrich, W.L.
Title:
Psychological Assets of Parents of Handicapped and Non-Handicapped Children.
Source:
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 1981, Vol. 85, 551 - 553

Investigation

Public:
Mothers withhandicapped child at home and controls, USA, 197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 68
Non Response:
32% and 43%(control)
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on multiple questions:

Items not reported

Variant Bradburn's Affect Balance Scale
Classification:
A-BB-?-?q-?-0-a
Author's label:
Psychological well-being
Remarks:
handicapped:         M = 24.32, SD = 7.98; Ms' = 6.08
non-handicapped:  M = 30.59; SD = 7.65; Ms' = 7,65
Observed distribution
Frequencies
Summary Statistics
On original range - On range 0-10
Mean:
27.45 6.86

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Handicapped child athome Handicap/health of one's children