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Studies

Hetherington et al. (1976): study US 1974

Publication

Author(s):
Hetherington, E.M.; Cox, M.; Cox, R.
Title:
Divorced Fathers.
Source:
The Family Coordinator, 1976, Vol. 25, 417 - 428

Investigation

Public:
Parents, followed 3 years, USA, 197?-7?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 96
Non Response:
33 %
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Observation, interview and questionnaire (daily record)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport in focused interview:

Interviews on life after divorce, in which happiness and life-satisfaction were items. Content analysis of taped records by two raters. Rated instructions not reported

Ratings made on a 5 steps scale. (Rating scale not reported)
Classification:
O-Sum-se-fi-?-5-a
Author's label:
Happiness and satisfaction
Error estimates:
Reliability: interrater reliability: r=+.81 Validity:

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Sexual intercourse Sexual activity Time since divorced Specific current life-events Married Married vs divorced Remarriage Recent re-marriage