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Bakalim & Karckay (2017): study US 2015

Publication

Author(s):
Bakalim, O.; Karckay, A.T.
Title:
Effect of Group Counseling on Happiness, Life Satisfaction and Positive-Negative Affect: A Mixed Method Study.
Source:
Journal of Human Sciences, 2017, Vol. 14, 624 - 632

Investigation

Public:
Students, before and after a 6 week counseling course,, USA, 2015 - 2016
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 28
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Participants complerted scales

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:
Positive and negative affect
Page in publication:
626
Error estimates:
PA and NA: 10 items each, items not reported. (Watson et al, 1988) Cronbach alpha PA: .83; NA: .86; test-retest reliability r =.45 and .54 respectively

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Group Counseling Intervention Social competences
Change in competences
Support group without profesional
Voluntary, unsolicited
Actual changes in happiness
Multiple treatment moments
Mono sort