Findings on happiness in Mansson et al. (1995): study SE 1990

Author(s)Mansson, M.; Bränholm, I.B.; Fredriksson, B.
TitleOn Life Satisfaction and Activity Preferences in Long-Term Survivors after Stroke.
SourceScandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 1995, Vol. 2, 51 - 55
PublicStroke patients and controls, Sweden 199?
 Year of data gathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
 Patients of a regional geriatric rehabilitation center were selected at the following criteria:1) had suffering a stroke, 2) had complete a 6 month rehabilitation program, 3) lived at home. All patients had residual impairments. Control matched for: age, sexe, single/ cohabiting and area of residence.
Respondents N =88
Non Response7,3%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Mailed questionnaire
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: "How satisfying are these different aspects of your life? Indicate the number which best suits your situation. Life as a whole is....." 1 very dissatisfying 2 dissatisfying 3 rather dissatisfying 4 rather satisfying 5 satisfying 6 very satisfying This item was followed by eight questions on life domain satisfactions.
Author's labellife satisfaction
Page in publication51-55
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Strokeshow  Stroke (i64)