Findings on happiness in Della Porta (2013): study ZZ 2007

Publication
Author(s)Della Porta, M.D.
TitleEnhancing the Effects of Happiness-Boosting Activities: The Role of Autonomy Support in an Experimental Longitudinal Intervention.
SourceUC Riverside Electronic Theses and Dissertations, 2013, 1 - 57
URLhttp://escholarship.org/uc/item/3g30t9w4
Investigation
PublicStudent participants in a kindness training, South Korea and USA 200?
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability self-selected
 US students particiated in exchange for course credit. 59 participants were removed because they failed to complete enough measures. South Korean students received US $20 for participation
Respondents N =218
 115 females, 103 males
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: web
General remarksYear of data gathering not reported, assumend 2007
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 19 questions: During the past weeK I felt .. A joyful B grateful C amused D content E proud F awed G loving H hopeful I interested J angry K sad L afraid M ashamed N contemptuous O embarassed P guilty Q disgusted Rated 1 very slight, or not at all 2 littlr 3 moderate 4 quite a bit 5 extreme Computation: (A to I)/9 - (J to Q)/8 Name: Fredrickson et. al (2003) Differential Emotions Scale (mDES) Last week variant
ClassificationA-BF-cw-mq-v-5-a
Author's labelPositive and negative emotions.
Page in publication17
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Performing acts of kindness with or without and autonomy supportS10abCurrent social support received
Performing acts of kindness with or without and autonomy supportH16ae04Exercise, also classified as above ↑
Performing acts of kindness with or without and autonomy supportP05bvKind, also classified as above ↑
Performing acts of kindness with or without and autonomy supportH16ad02gcKindness training, also classified as above ↑
Performing acts of kindness with or without and autonomy supportH16ag02ccOn invitation, payed, also classified as above ↑
Performing acts of kindness with or without and autonomy supportH16af03School, also classified as above ↑
Performing acts of kindness with or without and autonomy supportA02ac15cVoluntary work, helping people, also classified as above ↑
Regularly academic work with or without autonomy supportS10ab03Kind of social support received
Regularly academic work with or without autonomy supportS01ad06Teaching practices, also classified as above ↑