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Chan (2013): study HK 2011

Publication

Author(s):
Chan, D.W.
Title:
Counting blessings versus misfortunes: positive interventions and subjective well-being of Chinese school teachers in Hong Kong
Source:
Educational Psychology, 2013, Vol. 33, 504-519

Investigation

Public:
School teachers, Hongkong, 2011
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 78
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 felt this way in general?:

A  nervous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  jittery
E  irritable
F  upset
G  scared
H  ashamed
I  guilty
J  hostile
K  excited
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  extremely

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

Name: Watson et al's PANAS (in general version)
Classification:
A-BW-g-mq-v-5-b
Author's label:
Positive and Negative Affect Schedule
Remarks:
T1 Affect Balance computed by WDH-team subtracting NA from PA
Page in publication:
508
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:
8.70

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gratitude intervention Gratitude training