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Studies

Pishkin & Thorne (1973): study US 1968

Publication

Author(s):
Pishkin, V.; Thorne, F.C.
Title:
A Factorial Study of Existential State Reactions.
Source:
Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1973, Vol. 29, 392 - 402

Investigation

Public:
Deviants and normals, USA, 196?
Sample:
Non-probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 1309
Non Response:
NA
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

I am a very happy person
2  true
1  false
Classification:
O-HP-g-sq-v-2-e
Author's label:
Happy person
Remarks:
Weighted average over all 6 groups
Page in publication:
399
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 55.1%,   2: 44.9%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 0 On range 0-10
Mean:
55.10
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All in all, I am satisfied with my life
2  true
1  false
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-2-a
Author's label:
satisfied with my life
Remarks:
Weighted average over all 6 groups
Page in publication:
399
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 54.5%,   2: 45.5%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 2 On range 0-10
Mean:
54.50

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Sex Sex (male vs female) Clinical groups Current imprisonment
Alcoholic (f10)
Involved in schooling or not
Single parent
Schizophrenic (f20)
Living in a prison