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Correlational findings

Study Yardley & Rice (1991): study US 1988

Public:
University students, State University of New York at Buffalo, followed 10 weeks, 198?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 65
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Correlate

Authors's label
Affect Balance in 10 weeks
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 9 item scale
Please indicate how much of each emotion you felt today'
A  happy
B  depressed, blue
C  joyfull
D  pleased
E  frustrated
F  angry,hostile
G  enjoyment, fun
H  worried, anxious
I  unhappy

Answer options:
1  not at all
2  very slight
3  somewhat
4  moderate amount
5  much
6  very much
7 extremely much
Computation: (A+C+D+G)-(B+E+F+H+I)
Name: Diener's 'Daily Mood scale'

Assessed at T1 and T2 with 10 weeks difference

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BD1-md-mq-v-7-a r = +.48 T1 Mood by T2 Mood