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Correlational findings

Study Cheng & Furnham (2003a): study GB London 2003

Public:
Students, London, UK, 2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 234
Non Response:
0%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Correlate

Authors's label
Negative affect
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 5 questions:
During the past few weeks, did you ever feel ....?  
B   So restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair?
D   Very lonely or remote from other people?
F   Bored?
H   Depressed or very unhappy?
J    Upset because someone criticized you?

Rated:
yes = 1
no  = 0

Summation:
-Negative Affect Score (NAS): B+D+F+H+J

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a r = -.25 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.77 p < .001