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Correlational findings

Study Brunstein et al. (1998): study DE 1993

Public:
University students, Erlangen, Germany,199?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 98
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
And structured mood diary.

Correlate

Authors's label
Daily emotional well being
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 8 questions, twice a day during two weeks:
..how frequent one experienced in the past half day..
A  happy
B  joyful
C  contented
D cheerful
E frustrated
F sad
G depressed
H dissatisfied

Rated 1: scarcely … 5: very frequently

Summation: (A+B+C+D) - (E+F+G+H)

Name: adapted from UWIST mood adjective checklist (Mathews et. al. 1990)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AB-mp-mq-n-5-a r = +.33 p < .01 Correlation of mood assessed on the same scale: initial mood by by next 2 weeks average daily mood

Similar for males and females