Findings on happiness in Balatsky & Diener (1993): study RU 1990 /1

Publication
Author(s)Balatsky, G.; Diener, E.
TitleSubjective Well-Being among Russian Students.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 1993, Vol. 28, 225 - 243
DOIDOI:10.1007/BF01079019
Investigation
PublicStudents, Russia, 1990
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
Respondents N =116
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 20 questions. This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Read each item and mark the appropriate answer in the space next to that word. Indicate to what extend you felt this way today....? A nervous B distressed C afraid D jittery E irritable F upset G scared H exiled I ashamed J guilty K hostile L active M determined N inspired O enthusiastic P alert Q attentive R proud S strong T interested Answer options: 1 very slightly or not at all 2 a little 3 moderately 4 quite a bit 5 extremely Negative affect score (NAS): A to K Positive affect score (PAS): L to T Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS Name: Watson et al's PANAS ('today' version)
ClassificationA-BW-md-mq-v-5-b
Author's labelDifference pos/neg affects
Page in publication229
RemarksPA= 29,5 NA= 24,7 ABS= + 4,8
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range -40 - 40On range 0 - 10
Mean4.80
Standard deviation


Full textSelfreport on single question: How do you feel about your life as a whole right now.....? 7 delightfull 6 very satisfying 5 satisfying 4 mixed 3 dissatisfying 2 very dissatisfying 1 terrible No opinion Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale' ( modified version)
ClassificationO-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa
Page in publication230
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean4.15
Standard deviation1.48


Full textSelfreport on 20 questions. This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Read each item and mark the appropriate answer in the space next to that word. Indicate to what extend you feel this way during the past few weeks: A nervous B distressed C afraid D jittery E irritable F upset G scared H exiled I ashamed J guilty K hostile L active M determined N inspired O enthusiastic P alert Q attentive R proud S strong T interested Answer options: 1 very slightly or not at all 2 a little 3 moderately 4 quite a bit 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 ('past few days' version)
ClassificationA-BW-c-mq-v-5-c
Page in publication225-243
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range -40 - 40On range 0 - 10
Mean4.80
Standard deviation