Peretti & Wilson (1975): study US 1973
- Peretti, P.O.; Wilson, C.
- Voluntary and Involuntary Retirement of Aged Males and Their Effect on Emotional Satisfaction, Usefulness, Self-Image, Emotional Stability and Interpersonal Relationships.
- International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1975, Vol. 6, 38 - 51
- 60-70 aged living in a retirement home, USA, 197?
- N = 140
- Non Response:
First questionaire and later also a face-to-face interview, both in the lounge of the residence
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Selfreport on 7 questions:
Questions are indicative for contentment, good spirits, happiness and satisfaction with present status or condition.
(Full items not reported)
no = 1
yes = 2
On basis of these questions Ss were dichotomized in;
b emotionally satisfied
a not emotionally satisfied.
- Author's label:
- Emotional satisfaction.