Findings on happiness in Jennes-Coussens et al. (2006): study CA 2001

Author(s)Jennes-Coussens, M.; Koning, C.; Magill-Evans, J.
TitleThe Quality of Life of Young Men with Asperger Syndrome.
SourceAutism, 2006, Vol. 10, 403 - 414
PublicYoung male adults, aged 18-21, Canada
 aged: 18 -21, male, 2 groupes: 1. Handicapped: with Asperger Syndrome; 2. Control group: without Asperger Syndrome.
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =25
 12 participants with asperger syndrome; 13 participants without asperger syndrome.
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentMultiple methods
 interview: face-to-face or by telephone
General remarksYear of datagathering not reporte. Assumed 2001
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How do you feel about your life just now? 5 excellent 4 good 3 neither good nor bad 2 bad 1 very bad
Author's labelQuality of life
Page in publication407
RemarksMean score of 12 patients with Asperger Syndrome (SD = 0,7)
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Asperger syndromeH14ad05Mental and behavioral disorders (f00-99)