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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 =
Non Response
NA
Assessment
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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
Average for unmarried mothers: M = 0,85 (SD=0,0194)
Page in publication:
399
Full text:
Self report 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
Average for unmarried mothers: M=0,71 (SD=0,0248)
Page in publication:
399

Correlational Findings

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