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Studies

Uskul & Greenglass (2005): study CA 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Uskul, A.K.; Greenglass, E.
Title:
Psychological Wellbeing in a Turkish-Canadian Sample.
Source:
Anxiety, Stress, and Coping, 2005, Vol. 18, 269 - 278

Investigation

Public:
Turkish immigrants, Canada, 2005
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 181
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 15 questions:

In your life, what is your regular level of …
A  overall wellbeing
B  happiness
C  pleasure
D  bliss (seemingly complete happiness)
E  peace of mind
G  satisfaction
G  serenity
H  displeasure
J  beatitude (perfect happiness)
J  inner peace
K  fullfilment
L  joy
M  feeling bad
N  tranquility (inner calm)
O  plenitude (feeling of complete satisfaction, happiness and fulfillment)
P  unhappiness

Rated:
1  strongly disagree
2
3
4
5
6
7 strongly agree

Name: Subjective Authentic-Durable Happiness Scale (SA-DHS)
Classification:
M-AO-g-mq-n-7-a
Error estimates:
cronbach's alpha=0.87

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Marital Status Married state (compared to non-married states) Education Level of school-education Gender Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Years spend in Canada Time since migration Optimism Optimistic Proactive coping Current coping-style