Findings on happiness in Hermans & Tak-VandeVen (1973): study NL 1971

Author(s)Hermans, H.J.; Tak-VandeVen, J.C.
TitleBestaat er een Oorspronkelijke Dimensie:"Positief Innerlijk Welbevinden"? (Are there Arguments in Favor of an Original Dimension "Positive Psychological Well-Being"?)
SourceNederlands Tijdschrift voor de Psychologie, 1973, Vol. 27, 731 - 754
PublicSecondary school pupils, The Netherlands, 197?
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Non-probability chunk sample using 3 highest classes of 3 secondary schools of different level. 144 boys, 152 girls.
Respondents N =291
Non Response2%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Questionnaire completed in class
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Moments that I feel happy I have...... 4 often 3 not too often 2 seldom 1 never
Author's labelHappiness
Finding used in
nation ranks

Full textSelfreport on single question: I feel...... 3 rarely unhappy 2 rather often unhappy 1 very often unhappy.
Author's labelHappiness
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Negative inner well-beingL04ag02Psychological-morale inventories
Positive inner well-beingL04ag02Psychological-morale inventories