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Ayyash-Abdo & Alamuddin (2007): study LB 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Ayyash-Abdo, H.; Alamuddin, R.
Title:
Predictors of Subjective Well-Being Among College Youth in Lebanon.
Source:
The Journal of Social Psychology, 2007, Vol. 147, 265 - 284

Investigation

Public:
Students, Lebanon, 2007
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 689
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 20 questions:

Lead item not reported.
A  nervous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  jittery
E  irritable
F  upset
G  scared
H  excited
I   ashamed
J  guilty
K  hostile
L  active
M  determined
N  inspired
O  enthusiastic
P  alert
Q  attentive
R  proud
S  strong
T  interested

Rated:
1: slightly/not at all
.
.
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 version not reported
Classification:
A-BW-?-mq-v-5-a
Author's label:
affective well-being
Remarks:
Affective balance score was obtained by subtracting the NA score from the  PA score.
Page in publication:
272-273
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -40 - 40 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.11
SD:
0.59

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Optimism Optimistic Self-esteem Self-confidant
Happiness inventories involving unacceptable items
Language Number of languages spoken Religion Current religious denomination Gender Sex (male vs female) Life scale Happiness inventories involving unacceptable items