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Studies

Pandey (1971): study US 1969

Publication

Author(s):
Pandey, C.
Title:
Popularity, Rebelliousness and Happiness among Institutionalized Retarded Males.
Source:
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 1971, Vol. 76, 523 - 331

Investigation

Public:
Mentally retarded males, hospital, USA, 196?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 149
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Structured interview, analysis of hospital records, and staff ratings.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Rating by two independent staff members who were familiar with the patient.
7  happy
6
5
4
3
2
1  depressed
Classification:
A-CP-g-rdn-?-7-a
Author's label:
Happiness.
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.00 7.10

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Aggressiveness Aggressive, angry Age. Current age (in years) IQ Test-intelligence Speech Verbal ability
Current handicap
Cooperativeness Behavior in institution
Solidary, cooperative
Compliance to leaders
Race Ethnic status in the USA Restrictiveness of setting In mental hospital
Restrictiveness of setting
Living in a home for handicapped
Mental rest-ability
Physical strength Strength Motor ability; general coordination Restrictions in moving Hearing ability Restrictions in hearing Visual ability Restrictions in seeing Length of institutionalization Length of current stay in institution Peer popularity Actual popularity (socio-metrically) Height Heigth Weight Weight Appearance Ratings of good looks by others Popularity Actual popularity (socio-metrically) Rejection by peers Actual popularity (socio-metrically) Sociability Perceived popularity
Sociable
Rejection of peers Tendency to like people