Findings on happiness in Klein (1984): study IL Petah Tikva 1980

Author(s)Klein, P.S.
TitleBehavior of Israeli Mothers toward Infants in Relation to Infants' Perceived Temperament.
SourceChild Development, 1984, Vol. 55, 1212 - 1218
Public6 months aged infants, Israel, followed from 1980-1981
Last assesment1981
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Respondents N =40
 21 boys, 19 girls, born in 1980 in hospitals located in Petah Tikva, and their mothers; babys were firstborns and full-term infants of normal birth weight (M=3.2kg sd=.45kg); no complications during pregnancy or delivery
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textMother's rating of general infant's mood. Content analysis of 3 monthly interviews with mother: Rating: 0 positive 1variable 2 negative (code should be reversed) Item in the Infant Temperament Questionnaire (ITQ) by Carey, 1970
Author's labelMood
Page in publication1213
Remarkscode reversed for WDH
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 2On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.22

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Child's Sensory Stimulation by MotherC06abCurrent parental behavior
Mother's BehaviorC06abCurrent parental behavior
Mother's ContingenciesC06abCurrent parental behavior
Mother's MediationC06abCurrent parental behavior
Object EnvironmentC06abCurrent parental behavior