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Langeveld (1998): study NL 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Langeveld, J.H.
Title:
Quality of Life in Adolescents with Migraine and Other Headaches.
Source:
Thesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1998, Netherlands. ISNB 90 90 12 007 6

Investigation

Public:
Secundary school pupils, Netherlands, 199?
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 223
Non Response:
3%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Students completed the first version of the QLH-Y simultaneously in class.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question;

How satisfied or unsatisfied were you last week with your life in general?
Please answer this question below by drawing a cross on the line

_________________________________________
completely                                                completely

Scoring: mm on this 100 mm line
Classification:
O-SLW-cw-sq-ol-11-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with Life in General
Page in publication:
38,43
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.87 6.87
SD:
2.37 2.37

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Stress Nervous
Tense
Current worries
Harmony Feeling satisfied (vs dissatisfied)
Feeling tranquil (vs restless)
Fatigue Feeling understood (vs not)
Fatigue
Strenght/Vitality Feeling energetic (vs lethargic, tired) Depression Depressive (f31-33) Cheerful mood/ Good humour Feeling cheerful (vs gloomy) Optimism about future Current hope
Optimistic
Headache impact on daily activities Pain
Restrictions to social functioning
Daily living skills
Migraine (g43)
Headache impact on leisure activities Pain
Specific restrictions
Migraine (g43)
Symptomatic symptoms other than headache Pain
Specific restrictions
Functioning at home and at school Relations with parents
Specific restrictions
Daily living skills
Social interaction with brothers and sisters Relations with siblings Social Interaction with peers Intimate discussions
Socializing