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Baker (2011): study US 2008

Publication

Author(s):
Baker, M.
Title:
It's Good to Be Gratefull: Gratitude Interventions at Work
Source:
MsC Thesis, 2011, Department of Psychology, East Carolina University, USA

Investigation

Public:
Students employed for > 10 hours a week, , USA, 2008
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 165
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 20 questions.

This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Read each item and mark the appropriate answer in the space next to that word. Indicate to what extend you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on average?
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  very much

Negative affect score (NAS): A to K
Positive affect score   (PAS): L to T
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson et al's PANAS ('in general' version)
Classification:
A-BW-g-mq-v-5-g
Author's label:
Positive and negative affect
Remarks:
T1 Affect balance computed by WDH-tean subtracting NA from PA
Page in publication:
14-15
Error estimates:
Cronbachs alpha PA = 0.85 Cronbachs alpha NA = 0.85
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -4 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.84

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gratitude intervention Gratitude training
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