Findings on happiness in Eryilmaz (2015a): study TR Eskisehir 2015

Author(s)Eryilmaz, A.
TitlePositive Psychology in the Class: The Effectiveness of a Teaching Method Based on Subjective Well-Being and Engagement Increasing Activities.
SourceInternational Journal of Instruction, 2015, Vol 8, 17 - 32
PublicStudents in a human relationships course and controls, Eskisehir, Turkey, 2015
 Undergratuade students in the psychological counseling and guidance program at a state university, experimental group: 14 males, 22 females control group: 10 male and 26 females.
Collect period2015
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
Respondents N =72
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 20 questions: Lead item not reported. A nervous B distressed C afraid D jittery E irritable F upset G scared H exited I ashamed J guilty K hostile L active M determined N inspired O enthusiastic P alert Q attentive R proud S strong T interested Rated: 1: slightly/not at all . . 5 extremely Negative affect score (NAS): A to K Positive affect score (PAS): L to T Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS Name: Watson's PANAS version not reported
Author's labelPANAS
Page in publication23
RemarksABS Experimental group: +15 ABS Control group +15.50 ABS computed by WDH team from PA - NA
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range -40 - 40On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Subjective well-being and engagement increasing activitiesH16ae04Exercise
Subjective well-being and engagement increasing activitiesH16ag02caOwn choice, also classified as above ↑
Subjective well-being and engagement increasing activitiesH16ad03faPractice retrospective sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑