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Studies

Guidubaldi & Perry (1985): study US 1984

Publication

Author(s):
Guidubaldi, J.; Perry, J.D.
Title:
Divorce and Mental Health Sequelae for Children: A Two Year Follow-Up of a Nation Wide Sample.
Source:
Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 1985, Vol. 24, 531 - 537

Investigation

Public:
School children, first to fitfth grade, USA, 1984
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 110
Non Response:
84%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Teacher rating of cheerfulness:

"How happy is he/she?"
Response options not reported.

Item in Achenbach Teacher Rating Scale (Achenbach)
Classification:
A-CP-g-rdt-?-0-a
Author's label:
Happiness

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Male sex Sex (male vs female) Parents divorced vs parents together Number of parents (broken home)