Findings on happiness in Snekkevik et al. (2003): study SE 1993

Author(s)Snekkevik, H.; Anke, A.G.; Fugl-Meyer, A.R.; Stanghelle, J.K.
TitleIs Sense of Coherence Stable after Multiple Trauma.
SourceClinical Rehabilitation, 2003, Vol. 17, 443 - 453
PublicRehabilitation patients, followed 2 years after trauma, Sweden 1993-1999
 Patients with multiple trauma, without neuropsychological deficits
 1993-1999 T1: Within one week after admission (median 35 days, range 6-80 days after injury) T2: Shortly before discharge ( median 161 days, range 73-290 days after injure) T3: at follow up (median24 months, range 12-41 months after injure)
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
 Patients with severe multiple trauma admitted to Sunnaas Rehabilitation hospital from April 1993 to january 1996
Respondents N =28
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report on single question: My life as a whole is .. 6 very satisfying 5 satisfying 4 rather satisfying 3 rather dissatisfying 2 dissatisfying 1 very dissatisfying
Author's labelOverall life satisfaction
Page in publication443-453
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
injury sequaleshow  In recent past
injury sequaleshow  Past happiness ( 1 to 10 years ago), also classified as above ↑
injury sequaleshow  Rehabilitation, also classified as above ↑
injury sequaleshow  Sequale of injuries (t90-98), also classified as above ↑
injury sequaleshow  Specific earlier life-events, also classified as above ↑
Sense of coherenceshow  Coherence (sense of)
Sense of coherenceshow  Earlier sense of coherence, also classified as above ↑