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Studies

Koivumaa-Honkanen et al. (2001a): study FI 1996

Publication

Author(s):
Koivumaa-Honkanen, H.T.; Antikainen, R.; Hintikka, J.; Honkanen, R.J.
Title:
Self-Reported Life Satisfaction and Recovery from Depression in a 1-Year Prospective Study.
Source:
Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 2001, Vol. 103, 38 - 44

Investigation

Public:
Depression patients, out-clinic, Finland, followed 12 months 1996
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 203
Non Response:
8%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
At T1, T2 and T3.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

Do you feel your life at present is…?
5  very happy
4  fairly happy
3  cannot say
2  fairly sad
1  very sad
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-j
Author's label:
happy
Page in publication:
39

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Depression: Full BDI Depressive (f31-33) life interesting Interesting (vs boring) feel easy Easy (vs hard) feel lonliness Interesting (vs boring) Depression: psychological cognitive Depressive (f31-33) Depression: somatic/vegitative Depressive (f31-33)