Washburne (1941): study US 1939
- Washburne, J.N.
- Factors Related to Social Adjustment of College Girls.
- Journal of Social Psychology. 1941, Vol. 13, 281 - 289
- Female college students, New York, USA, 194?
- N = 238
- Non Response
And intelligence test
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Self report on multiple questions:
Questions indicated both happiness and a sense of contentment and well-being (Full questions not reported)
Summation: not reported
Name: `Happiness subtest' of Washburn's `Social Adjustment Scale'.
- Author's label:
- Error estimates:
- Reliability: Equivalence: reliability coefficient for the happiness subtest of at least .80 Validity: Each item shows a difference of at least 2.5 times the probable error of the difference between the answers of well-adjusted and maladjusted groups. These groups were selected by 3 competent judges and the individuals in them were paired for age, grade, sex and intelligence.
'Objective' socio-economic status