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Barge-Schaapveld et al. (1997): study NL 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Barge-Schaapveld, D.Q.; Delespaul, P.A.; DeVries, M.W.; Nicolson, N.A.
Title:
Assessing Daily Quality of Life with the Experience Sampling Method.
Source:
Katschnig, H.; et al; Eds. : "Quality of Life in Mental Disorders", Wiley & Sons, 1997, Chichester, UK, 97 - 107

Investigation

Public:
Patients, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 199?
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 328
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Experience sampling
10 times a day during 6 days.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question repeated several times a day.

" .. mood .."
Full lead question not reported
7  happy
6
5
4
3
2
1  sad
Classification:
A-ARE-mi-sqr-n-7-a
Author's label:
ESM item "happy'
Remarks:
Assessed 10 times a day during 6 days. Part of the ESM questionaire involving also questions on current thoughts, motivations with respect to current activity, physical wellbeing and symptoms.
Patiants: M = 3,71 Healthy controls: M = 6,63
Page in publication:
100-101`
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.71

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding health Expert rating of health
Anxious (f40)
Depressive (f31-33)
Schizophrenic (f20)