Findings on happiness in Langeveld et al. (1999): study NL 1997

Author(s)Langeveld, J.H.; Koot, M. H.; Passchier, J.
TitleDo Experienced Stress and Trait Negative Affecivity Moderate the Relationship between Headache and Quality Adolescents?
SourceJournal of Pediatric Psychology, 1999, Vol. 24, 1 - 11
Public12-18 aged headache patients, The Netherlands, 1997
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
 Students of two comprehensive schools, screenned on headache or migraine by way of a short questionnaire. Students were included if: a) aged between 12-18 years, b) headache symtoms were diagnosed by a physician as "migraine', c) The headache had at least a frequency of twice a month, d) Present for at least one year The participants were seen by a neurologist who diagnosed 38 migraine headache participant and 20 no- migraine participants for a second opinion.
Respondents N =64
Non Response15%
AssesmentMultiple methods
 Questionnaire and diary
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question satisfaction with life in general .. (full question not reported) Rated on visual analogue scale
Author's labelheadache and Quality of live in adolesce
Page in publication1-11
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 100On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation83.000.83

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
correlation between satisfaction life -satisfaction healthH14af04Satisfaction with health
Experienced stressW07ab01Amount of worrying
Experienced stressD01adAttitudes to joys and hassles, also classified as above ↑
Headache IndexH14ad06dMigraine (g43)
Headache IndexH14ad06dMigraine (g43)
MigraineH14ad06dMigraine (g43)
Physical stressH14ad06dMigraine (g43)
Psychological functionH07aa01oO-DT by O-open
Trait negative affectivity (NA)P05ccNeurotic
Trait negative affectivity (NA)H13ac05cNeurotic (f48), also classified as above ↑