Findings on happiness in Cameron et al. (1973): study US 1971 /1

Author(s)Cameron, P.; Kostin, J.; Kostin, M.; Titus, D.G.
TitleThe Life Satisfaction of Non-Normal Persons.
SourceJournal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1973, Vol. 41, 207 - 214
PublicHandicapped and controls Detroit, USA,197?
 Year of datagathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Non-probability purposive samples of 46 physically handicapped and 44 normals (control group). The handicapped were matched with the normals as to sex, race and age.
Respondents N =90
Non Response2% of the handicapped excluded because matching was impos- sible (lack of data)
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question : "These days my life is .....". 4 just great 3 more than satisfactory 2 less than satisfactory 1 miserable
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Born with physical handicapH02aa02bTime since handicap
IncomeI01abCurrent income level (unspecified)
Presence of physicalhandicapH02ab01cPhysical handicap