Findings on happiness in Lachmann et al. (2016): study DE 2014

Author(s)Lachmann, B.; Kannen, C.; Sariyska, R.
TitleLife Satisfaction and Problematic Internet Use: Evidence for Gender Specific Effects.
SourcePsychiatry Research, 2016, Vol. 238, 363 - 367
PublicVisitors of a 'digital societ' exhibition, Germany and Austria, 2016
 Age: M= 28.96; SD=17
Collect period6-05-2014
Last collect period28-09-2014
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
 Visitors to a traveling exhibition on 'digital society' volunteered to fill in the questionnaire.
Respondents N =4852
 Males: N=2509; females: N=2343
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: web
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied." 10 totally satisfied 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 totally unsatisfied
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication364
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation2.16

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Internet addictionP14ab02aaAddicted to the internet
Internet addictionI04ac02Attitudes towards own internet use, also classified as above ↑