Findings on happiness in Rabito-Alcon & Rodríguez-Molina (2016): study ES 2011 Id=16678

Publication
Author(s)Rabito-Alcon, M.F.; Rodríguez-Molina, J.M.
TitleSatisfaction with Life and Psychological Well-being in People with Gender Dysphoria
SourceActas Españolas de Psiquiatría, 2016, Vol. 44, 47 - 54
URLhttps://www.actaspsiquiatria.es/repositorio/18/100/ENG/18-100-ENG-47-54-885183.pdf
Investigation
PublicPre-surgery gender dysphoric people and controls, Spain, 201?
 60% diagnosed with gender dysphoria: of which 49% men, 51% women, M age = 27.3 All gender dysphoric participants are in the process of pre-surgery evaluation at gender dysphoria units of hospitals and have no other comorbid issues. 40% student controls: of which 48% men, 53% women, M age = 21.9
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability self-selected
 Participants with gender dysphoria were patients at the Gender Dysphoria Units of Hospital Clinic de Barcelona and the Centro de Salud Fuente de San Luis in Valencia. Controls were students at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.
Respondents N =101
Non ResponseNot available
 Non response not reported
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
General remarksYear of assessment and collect period not specified
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In most ways my life is close to ideal 1 strongly disagree 2 agree 3 neither agree nor disagree 4 disagree 5 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS) Adjusted rating scale: 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
ClassificationO-V-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelSatisfaction with life scale item 1
Page in publicationTable 1
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean2.81
Standard deviation


Full textSelfreport on single question: The conditions of my life are excellent 1 strongly disagree 2 agree 3 neither agree nor disagree 4 disagree 5 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS) Adjusted rating scale; 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
ClassificationO-SLC-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelSatisfaction with life scale item 2
Page in publicationTable 1
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.02
Standard deviation


Full textSelfreport on single question: 'I am satisfied with my life' 1 strongly disagree 2 agree 3 neither agree not disagree 4 disagree 5 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS) Adjusted rating scale (5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical)
ClassificationO-SLu-u-sq-v-5-d
Author's labelSatisfaction with life scale item 3
Page in publicationTable 1
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.08
Standard deviation


Full textSelfreport on single question: So far, I have achieved most important things I want in my life 1 strongly disagree 2 agree 3 neither agree nor disagree 4 disagree 5 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS) Adjusted rating scale: 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
ClassificationC-RG-h-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelSatisfaction with life scale item 4
Page in publicationTable 1
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.10
Standard deviation


Full textSelfreport on single question: Use the list below to answer the following question: IN GENERAL, HOW HAPPY OR UNHAPPY DO YOU USUALLY FEEL? Check the one statement that best describes your average happiness. 10 extremely happy (feeling ecstatic, joyous, fantastic!) 9 very happy (feeling really good and elated!) 8 pretty happy (spirits high, feeling good) 7 mildly happy (feeling fairly good and somewhat cheerful) 6 slightly happy ( just a bit above neutral) 5 slightly unhappy (just a bit below neutral) 4 mildly unhappy (just a bit low) 3 pretty unhappy (somewhat "blue", spirits down) 2 very unhappy ( depressed, spirits very low) 1 extremely unhappy (utterly depressed, completely down) Name: Fordyce's overall happiness item.
ClassificationM-FH-g-sq-v-10-a
Author's labelFordyce Happiness Measure
Page in publicationTable 2
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.19
Standard deviation


Full textSelfreport on four questions: To what extent are you in agreement / dis agreement with the following statements about the way in which you think about yourself and your life? A In most areas my life is almost ideal B The conditions of my life are excellent C I am contented with my life D So far, I have always achieved the most important things I want in life Answers rated: 5 totallyly agree 4 slightly agree 3 don't know 2 slightly disagree 1 totally disagree Computation: A+B+C+D divided by 4 Name: Shortened Diener's Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS) (In the original scale item 5 reads: 'If I could live my life over, I would change nothing'. This item is left out in this selection because a positive answer to this question does not necessarily mean that the respondent doesn't like the life he/she actually lives.)
ClassificationO-Sum-u-mq-v-5-bb
Author's labelSatisfaction with life scale short
Page in publicationTable 1
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 5 - 25On range 0 - 10
Mean3.00
Standard deviation