Correlational findings

Study Jans-Beken (2018b): study NL 2016

18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2016, followed 30 weeks
Survey name:
Unnamed study
N = 706
Non Response:
Questionnaire: web


Authors's Label
Test-retest (previous happiness)
Our Classification
M-AO---mq-*-124-cSelfreport on 124 questions:

A  Using the 1-7 scale below, indicate your agreement with each of the items by placing the appropriate number on the line preceding that item. Please be open and honest in your responding.
   a  In most ways my life is close to ideal
   b  The conditions of my life are excellent
   c  I am satisfied with my life
   d  So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
   e  If I could live my life over again, I would change nothing
   Answers rated:
   7  strongly agree
   6  agree
   5  slightly agree
   4  neither agree nor disagree
   3  slightly disagree
   2  disagree
   1  strongly disagree
   Name: Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)

B  Indicate to what extend you feel this way the past week in your life:
   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
   Affect Balance Score (ABS): (a-k) - (l-t) Name: Watson's PANAS

Computation: A+B

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO-*-mq-*-*-c ICC = +.89 p < .001 Previous Happines (T-1) by current happiness (T). M-AO-*-mq-*-*-c Beta-f = +.55 p < .001 Previous Happiness (T-1) by Happiness (T)

Beta-f controlled for
-previous gratitude at T-1
-time (T0,T1,T2, T3)
-psycopathology at T-1