Findings on Happiness and subject: Approval seeking)

Correlate as named by investigatorPeople investigated
FindingEagerness for admiration12 aged, male school pupils, London, England, 1912
FindingDesire to be liked by associates12 aged, male school pupils, London, England, 1912
FindingInclination to answer positively15-60 aged, general public, followed 12 month, The Netherlands, 1967-77
FindingSocial desirability distortion_B18 + aged, general public, New Zealand, 198?
FindingSocial desirability distortion_A18 + aged, general public, New Zealand, 198?
FindingNeed for social approval18+ aged, general public, Kansas City, USA, 1971-1972
FindingSocial approval see-king tendency18+ aged, general public, USA, 1971
FindingNeed for social approval21+ aged general public, New England and Mid-Atlantic States, USA, 197?
FindingCaring about what other people think of you21+ aged, general public, USA, 1946
FindingNeed for superior approval40+ aged, male managers, Bell Telephone Company, 1956-1976
FindingSuccorance40+ aged, male managers, Bell Telephone Company, 1956-1976
FindingNeed for peer approval40+ aged, male managers, Bell Telephone Company, 1956-1976
FindingSensitivity to criticismHighschool pupils, New York State, USA, 1960
FindingEagerness for admirationMale college students, England, 1912
FindingDesire to be liked by his associatesMale college students, England, 1912
FindingNeed for social approvalMale undergraduates, University of Kansas, USA, 1967
FindingNeed for social approvalMarried females, USA, 196?
FindingNeed for social approvalPublic highschool boys followed 3 years from grade 10, USA, 1966-69
FindingNeed for social approvalPublic highschool boys followed 8 years from grade 10, USA, 1966-74
FindingSocial desirabilityUndergraduate students, Nassau Community College, USA, 1970
FindingSocial DesirabilityUniversity students white, middle-class, State University of New-York, USA,197?
FindingSocial desirabilityWhite married women, USA, 1971-76