Findings on happiness in Haight (1988): study US 1982

Publication
Author(s)Haight, B.K.
TitleThe therapeutic Role of a structured Life Review Process in homebound elderly Subjects.
SourceJournal of Gerontology, 1988, Vol. 43, 40 - 44
Investigation
PublicHomebound elderly participating in life review program, USA, 198?
 Homebound due to handicap or being caregiver
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability simple random sample
 Participants were randomly selected from a list of Meals-on-Wheels recipients and from those receiving home health services.
Respondents N =51
 experimental n = 16, control n = 16, no treatment n = 19
Non ResponseNot available
 rejection and dropout 15%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
General remarksyear of data gathering not reported, assumed 1982
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 18 questions: How have things been going in the past few weeks? Please tick one of the two boxes for each of the questions below: A Have you been annoyed with someone? B Have you ever felt lonely or remote from people? C Have you ever felt that things were going your way? D Have you ever felt very worried E Have you ever felt pleased because you've got friends? F Have you ever been afraid of what might happen? G Have you ever felt particularly excited or interested in something? H Have you ever felt depressed or unhappy? I Have you ever been full of energy? J Have you ever felt really tired? K Have you ever felt so restless that you could not sit long in a chair? L Have you ever felt that you were really enjoying yourself? M Have you ever felt really cheerful? N Have you ever felt like crying? O Have you ever felt at the top of the world? P Have you ever felt confident about the future? Q Have you ever felt bored? R Have you ever felt pleased about having accomplished something? Rated: 0: no 1: yes Computation: (C+E+G+I+L+M+O+P+R) - (A+B+D+F+H+J+K+N+Q) Name: Bradburn's Affect Balance Scale: extended version
ClassificationA-AB-cm-mq-v-2-a
Author's labelPsychological well-being
Page in publication41
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Life review proces programH04ab02Actual changes in happiness
Life review proces programH16ae06aCare, also classified as above ↑
Life review proces programS10aa02Change in support received, also classified as above ↑
Life review proces programH16ae01aaIndividual counsel, also classified as above ↑
Life review proces programH16ad03jaLife-review exercise, also classified as above ↑
Life review proces programH16ae04aMono sort, also classified as above ↑
Life review proces programH16ae05cOn invitation, no pay, also classified as above ↑
Life review proces programH16ae03aOne-time treatment, also classified as above ↑