Headey & Veenhoven (1989): study AU AU Victoria 1981
- Headey, B.; Veenhoven, R.
- Does Happiness Induce a Rosy Outlook?
- Veenhoven, R.;Ed.:"How Harmful is Happiness?", Universitaire Pers Rotterdam, 1989, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 106 - 127
- 18-65 aged, general public, followed 6 years, Melbourne, Australia, 1981-87
- N = 649
- Non Response
- Attrition T1-T4: 31%
- 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......?"
Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delightful-Terrible Scale' (modified version)
- Author's label:
- Life satisfaction
Perceived realization of life-goal set
Satisfaction with health