Findings on happiness in Langeveld (1998): study NL 1992 /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, The Netherlands, 199?
 Students of two secondary schools (MAVO and VWO) in the same medium-sized Dutch towns (nearly 60000 inhabitants), The Netherlands
 Year of data gathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
 Students subject to chronic headache or migraine diagnosed by a neurologist
Respondents N =64
Non Response50%
AssesmentMultiple methods
 Questionnaire and diary
General remarksAim of the study: to test the moderating effects of trait negative affectivity (NA) and experienced stress (ES) on the interrelation between headache and health-related Quality of Life (QL) 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 publication30
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Experienced stressshow  Tense
Functional Statusshow  Single domain evaluations
Headacheshow  Migraine (g43)
Headacheshow  Pain, also classified as above ↑
Headache indexshow  Migraine (g43)
Headache indexshow  Pain, also classified as above ↑
Physical functioningshow  Single domain evaluations
Psychological Functioningshow  Single domain evaluations
Social Functioningshow  Single domain evaluations
Trait Negative affectivity (NA)show  Neurotic