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 labelSubject Code
Subject description
Experienced stressP05deTense
Functional StatusL04ad01Single domain evaluations
HeadacheH14ad06dMigraine (g43)
HeadacheH14ab03dPain, also classified as above ↑
Headache indexH14ad06dMigraine (g43)
Headache indexH14ab03dPain, also classified as above ↑
Physical functioningL04ad01Single domain evaluations
Psychological FunctioningL04ad01Single domain evaluations
Social FunctioningL04ad01Single domain evaluations
Trait Negative affectivity (NA)P05ccNeurotic