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Studies

Kahn et al. (1985): study US 1963

Publication

Author(s):
Kahn, S.; Csikszentmihalyi, M.; Getzels, J.W.; Zimmerman, G.
Title:
Relations between Identity in Young Adulthood and Intimacy at Midlife.
Source:
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1985, Vol. 49, 1316 - 1322

Investigation

Public:
Allumni artschool followed 18 years, USA, 1963-81
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 71
Non Response:
75%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

We have talked about various parts of your life, now I want to ask you about your life as a whole. How satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days.....?
7  completely satisfied
6
5
4  neutral
3
2
1  completely dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a
Author's label:
Total satisfaction

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Earlier Identity Earlier personality organization