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Studies

Whiffen & Gotlib (1989): study CA Ontario 1984

Publication

Author(s):
Whiffen, V.E.; Gotlib, I.H.
Title:
Infants of Postpartum Mothers: Temperament and Cognitive Status
Source:
Journal of Abnormal Psychology 1989, Vol. 98, No. 3,274-279

Investigation

Public:
2 months aged infants, Canada, 198?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive-quota sample
Respondents:
N = 50
Non Response:
Assessment:
Behavioural observation
Bayley assessment in laboratory session

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Rating of child behavior during testing session (Baley scales of infant development)

.. ' Happy'
1
2
3
4
5
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8
9
Rater instructions and scale labels not reported
Classification:
A-CA-mi-rc-v-9-a
Page in publication:
276, 277
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 9 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.16 5.20
SD:
1.60 2.00

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Mother's Mental State Depressive (f31-33)
Mothers post-partum condition