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Studies

Kansky et al. (2019): study US 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Kansky, J.; Allen, J.P.; Diener, E.
Title:
The young adult love lives of happy teenagers: The Role of adolescent Affect in Adult Romantic Relationship Functioning
Source:
Journal of Research in Personality, 2019, Vol. 80, 1-9

Investigation

Public:
Teenagers USA, followed 11 years 200?-200?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 166
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on 8 questions:

How ------- are you right now?
A  sad
B  worried
C  angry
D  upset
F  tense
G  happy
H  cheerful

Rated on100 mm visual analogue scale
0      not at all
:
100 very

Computation: (G+H)/2 - (A+B+C+D+E+F)/6

Name: Affective Arousal Scale (AAS)
Classification:
A-AB-m-mq-ol-101-a
Author's label:
Positive and Negative Affect (selfreport
Remarks:
T1 Affect Balance computed by WDH team substracting average negative affect (1.10) from average positive affect (6.81)
Page in publication:
5
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 100 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.71

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Social Competence in late adolescent Later social competence
Later sociability
Romantic Competence in adulthood Later competences
Later social competence
Later love-life
Relationship Satisfaction in Adulthood Later satisfaction with love life
Later satisfaction with current marriage
Romantic Conflict in Adulthood Later marital conflict
Later conflict in love relationship
Preoccupied/Anxious Attachment in Adulthood Later attachment style
Later social competence
Later love-life
Later intimacy
Characteristics of later marriage-relationship(s)
Avoidant Attachment in Adulthood Later intimacy
Later love-life
Later avoidance
Characteristics of later marriage-relationship(s)
Extraversion/Self Later extraversion Emotional Stability Later stability
Later mental health