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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 assesment 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
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.00 7.10
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Aggressiveness Aggressive, angry Age. Current age (in years) IQ Test-intelligence Speech Current handicap
Verbal ability
Cooperativeness Behavior in institution
Compliance to leaders
Solidary, cooperative
Race Ethnic status in the USA Restrictiveness of setting Living in a home for handicapped
Restrictiveness of setting
Mental rest-ability
In mental hospital
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 Height Weight Weight Appearance Rated attractiveness of appearance Popularity Actual popularity (socio-metrically) Rejection by peers Actual popularity (socio-metrically) Sociability Sociable
Perceived popularity
Rejection of peers Tendency to like people