Findings on happiness in Barge-Schaapveld et al. (1997): study NL 1992

Author(s)Barge-Schaapveld, D.Q.; Delespaul, P.A.; DeVries, M.W.; Nicolson, N.A.
TitleAssessing Daily Quality of Life with the Experience Sampling Method.
SourceKatschnig, H.; et al; Eds. : "Quality of Life in Mental Disorders", Wiley & Sons, 1997, Chichester, UK, 97 - 107
PublicPatients, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 199?
 Year of data gathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =328
Non Response0
AssesmentExperience sampling
 10 times a day during 6 days.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question repeated several times a day. " .. mood .." Full lead question not reported 7 happy 6 5 4 3 2 1 sad
Author's labelESM item "happy'
Page in publication100-101`
RemarksAssessed 10 times a day during 6 days. Part of the ESM questionaire involving also questions on current thoughts, motivations with respect to current activity, physical wellbeing and symptoms. Patiants: M = 3,71 Healthy controls: M = 6,63
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
healthH13ac05aAnxious (f40)
healthH13ac04aDepressive (f31-33), also classified as above ↑
healthH14ab01Expert rating of health, also classified as above ↑
healthH13ac03aSchizophrenic (f20), also classified as above ↑