Findings on happiness in Lehr (1968): study XZ Germany West 1965

Author(s)Lehr, U.M.
TitleAttitudes Towards the Future in Old Age.
SourceHuman Development, 1968, Vol. 10, 230 - 238
Public60-65 aged, middle class, Germany, 1965
Survey nameNot available
 Bonn Longitudinal Study of Ageing
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Respondents N =200
 100 in the age group 60-65 (50 men and 50 women); 100 in the age group 70-75 years (also 50 men and 50 women).
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Three 4 hour interviews and tests during 5 days.
General remarksFirst wave of long-term follow-up study.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textRating by several clinicians on the basis of interviews and tests during 5 days Balance of mood in every day life 1 unpleasant 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 pleasant
Author's labelMood or affect
Page in publication234
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Attitude towards the futureT01ab04cOrientation on the future