Findings on happiness in Langeveld (1998): study NL 1990 /1

Author(s)Langeveld, J.H.
TitleQuality of Life in Adolescents with Migraine and Other Headaches.
SourceThesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1998, Netherlands. ISNB 90 90 12 007 6
Public12-18 aged chronic headache patients, Netherlands 199?
 MAVO and VWO in the same medium-sized Dutch towns (nearly 60000 inhabitants), The Netherlands
 Year of data gathering not reported T0: baseline; T1: one week after T0; T2: two weeks after T0; T3: 3 weeks after T0
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
 Students subject to chronic headache or migraine diagnosed by a neurologist selected from a chunksample of two secondary schools
Respondents N =64
Non Response50%
AssesmentMultiple methods
 Questionnaire and diary Headache and Migraine Diary and QLH-Y questionnaire. Diary recording headache intensity and duration four times daily, at breakfast, lunch, dinner and bedtime and medication at each of the four daily measurement points
General remarksAim of the study: to investigate the relationship between changes in actial presence of headache and the experienc e of different domains of Quality of Life in adolescents
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question; How satisfied or unsatisfied were you last week with your life in general? Please answer this question below by drawing a cross on the line _________________________________________ completely completely Scoring: mm on this 100 mm line
Author's labelSatisfaction with Life in general
Page in publication39
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Change in headacheshow  Change in physical health
Change in headacheshow  Migraine (g43), also classified as above ↑
Change in headacheshow  Pain, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with life in generalshow  Recent happiness (< 1 year ago)