Findings on happiness in Lehr & Dreher (1969): study XZ Germany West 1965 /1

Author(s)Lehr, U.M.; Dreher, G.
TitleDeterminants of Attitudes towards Retirement.
SourceHavighurst, R.J.;et al;Eds.: "Adjustment to Retirement: A Cross National Study", VanGorcum, 1969, Assen, Netherlands, 116 - 137
PublicRetired and employed steelworkers, Germany 1965
Survey nameNot available
 Psychological Institute of the University of Bonn
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
 Equal number of men and women in both categories (50-55 aged and 70-75 aged steelworkers and white-collar employees
Respondents N =290
 Steelworkers: N=200; White-collar employees: N=90
Non Responsenot reported
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksStudy of the occupational development of each person
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textRating by several clinicians on the basis of interviews and tests during 5 days General satisfaction with present life situation 1 dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 satisfied
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Adjustment to retirementshow  Attitudes to retirement
Adjustment to retirementshow  Satisfaction with retirement, also classified as above ↑