Brown et al. (2009a): study US 2006
- Brown, K.W.; Kasser, T.; Ryan, R.M.
- When what One has is Enough: Mindfulness, Financial Desire Discrepancy, and Subjective Well-Being.
- Journal of Research in Personality, 2009, Vol. 43, 727 - 736
- Participants in a mindfulness meditation course, USA, 200?
- Survey name:
- Unnamed study
- Non-probability self-selected
- N = 69
- Non Response:
completed in a 1-hour single session
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Self report on 25 questions
A Selfreport on life satisfaction on 5 questions
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, I would change nothing
Rated: 7 strongly agree ...1 strongly disagree
B: How do you feel on average?
Rated: 1 very slightly or not at all ... 5 extremely
C: How do you feel on average?
Rated: 1 very slightly or not at all ...5 extremely
Computation: (A + (mean C- mean B))/2
A: Diener's Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS),range 1-7
B+C: Watson's Positive and Negative affect Schedule (PANAS range -4-+4)
Scae range combined measure: -1.5 to + 5.5
- Author's label:
- subjective wellbeing
- mean score prior to training
- Page in publication:
- Observed distribution
- 1: 0%, 2: 0%, 3: 0%, 4: 0%, 5: 0%, 6: 0%, 7: 0%
- Summary Statistics
- On original range - On range 0-10
Actual changes in happiness
Setting of positive psychological treatment