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Studies

Packer et al. (1997): study CA 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Packer, S.; Cohen, S.; Husted, J.
Title:
Psychopathology and Quality of Life in Schizophrenia.
Source:
Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, 1997, Vol. 22, 231 - 234

Investigation

Public:
18-40 aged, schizophrenics, Canada,199?
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 40
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question, asked twice in interview:

How do you feel about your life as a whole......?
7  delighted
6  pleased
5  mostly satisfied
4  mixed
3  mostly dissatisfied
2  unhappy
1  terrible

Summation: arithmetic mean

Name: Andrews & Withey's "Delighted-Terrible Scale" (original version)
Also known as Lehman's 'Global life satisfaction'
Classification:
O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a
Author's label:
global life satisfaction
Page in publication:
232

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Psychopathology Current general mental health Depressive mood Depressive (f31-33) Age Current age (in years) Gender Sex (male vs female) Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Education Current education Living situation Current household-composition