print

Studies

Livson & Peskin (1967): study US 1933

Publication

Author(s):
Livson, N.; Peskin, H.
Title:
Prediction of Adult Psychological Health in a Longitudinal Study.
Source:
Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 1967, Vol. 72, 509 - 518

Investigation

Public:
5-16 aged, California, 1933
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 64
Non Response:
Assessment:
Rating by experts
Ratings were based on annual interview with mother, half -yearly interview with child , and teachers ratings

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Ratings of 'emotional tone' by mother, teachers and investigator on the basis of an interview with the child

A: Is S inclined to be … most of the time?
    -  optimistic and cheerful or  pessimistic and depressed

B: Is S …. In mood?
    Steady  or fluctuating

Rated:
5  steadily optimistic
4  veriable tending to optimism
3  indifferent of fluctuating
2  variable tending to optimism
1  steadily pessimistic
Classification:
A-CP-g-rdv-v-5-a
Author's label:
Emotional Tone: Somber-Cheerful
Page in publication:
510
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.10

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding sexe Sex (male vs female)