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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:
Selfreport 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
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%,   12: 0%,   13: 0%,   14: 0%,   15: 0%,   16: 0%,   17: 0%,   18: 0%,   19: 0%,   20: 0%,   21: 0%,   22: 0%,   23: 0%,   24: 0%,   25: 0%,   26: 0%,   27: 0%,   28: 0%,   29: 0%,   30: 0%,   31: 0%,   32: 0%,   33: 0%,   34: 0%,   35: 0%,   36: 0%,   37: 0%,   38: 0%,   39: 0%,   40: 0%,   41: 0%,   42: 0%,   43: 0%,   44: 0%,   45: 0%,   46: 0%,   47: 0%,   48: 0%,   49: 0%,   50: 0%,   51: 0%,   52: 0%,   53: 0%,   54: 0%,   55: 0%,   56: 0%,   57: 0%,   58: 0%,   59: 0%,   60: 0%,   61: 0%,   62: 0%,   63: 0%,   64: 0%,   65: 0%,   66: 0%,   67: 0%,   68: 0%,   69: 0%,   70: 0%,   71: 0%,   72: 0%,   73: 0%,   74: 0%,   75: 0%,   76: 0%,   77: 0%,   78: 0%,   79: 0%,   80: 0%,   81: 0%,   82: 0%,   83: 0%,   84: 0%,   85: 0%,   86: 0%,   87: 0%,   88: 0%,   89: 0%,   90: 0%,   91: 0%,   92: 0%,   93: 0%,   94: 0%,   95: 0%,   96: 0%,   97: 0%,   98: 0%,   99: 0%,   100: 0%,   101: 0%
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 socialility
Romantic Competence in adulthood Later love-life
Later competences
Later social competence
Relationship Satisfaction in Adulthood Later satisfaction with current marriage
Later satisfaction with love life
Romantic Conflict in Adulthood Later marital conflict
Later conflict in love relationship
Preoccupied/Anxious Attachment in Adulthood Later intimacy
Later love-life
Characteristics of later marriage-relationship(s)
Later attachment style
Later social competence
Avoidant Attachment in Adulthood Later intimacy
Later love-life
Characteristics of later marriage-relationship(s)
Later avoidance
Extraversion/Self Later extraversion Emotional Stability Later mental health
Later stability