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Studies

Tuddenham (1959): study US 1934

Publication

Author(s):
Tuddenham, R.D.
Title:
The Constancy of Personality Ratings over Two Decades.
Source:
Genetic Psychology Monographs,1959, Vol. 60, 3 - 29

Investigation

Public:
High school pupils, followed into adulthood, California USA, 1934-53
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 72
Non Response:
Assessment:
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Clinical ratings of behavior (T1), clinical interviews (T2)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Clinical rating of cheerfulness:

Based on independent interviews by two psychologists with one week interval.

Rating cheerful - glum on 9 step scale (rating scale not reported)
Classification:
A-CP-c-rc-n-9-a
Author's label:
Cheerfull/Glum
Error estimates:
Reliability: interrater agreement: T1: boys r=+.66 girls r=+.80 T2: men r=+.78 women r=+.78 Validity:

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Cheerful vs glum Long term happiness (< 10 years ago)