Findings on happiness in Cowan et al. (1998): study US 1993

Author(s)Cowan, G.; DeLaMoreaux, J.; Neighbours, C.
TitleWomen's Hostility Toward Women.
SourcePsychology of Women Quarterly, 1998, Vol. 22, 267 - 283
DOIDOI: 10.1111/j.1471-6402.1998.tb00154.x
PublicHeterosexual women college psychology students USA 199?
 Students were on average between 25-30 years old, recruited from psychology courses at a California State University.
Survey nameUnnamed study
 Authors conducted own survey.
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
 Participants were recruited from pyschology courses at a university.
Respondents N =92
 Average age between 25 and 30 years old, 43% below 25 years and 57% over 25 years.
Non Response15
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
General remarksYear of data gathering not reported. Estimated 1993.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole? 1 completely dissatisfied 2 3 4 neutral 5 6 7 completely satisfied
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication279
Finding used in
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Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Hostility towards womenshow  Current attitudes
Hostility towards womenshow  Gender attitudes, also classified as above ↑