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Studies

Oishi et al. (2007a): study GB 1996

Publication

Author(s):
Oishi, S.; Diener, E.; Lucas, R.E.
Title:
The Optimum Level of Well-Being. Can People Be Too Happy?
Source:
Perspectives on Psychological Science, 2007, Vol. 2, 346 - 360

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, UK, 1993-2006
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 1996
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 5000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1  not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7  completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Author's label:
Life Satisfaction
Page in publication:
356

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Salary Later level of income