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Studies

Chen et al. (2012): study TW 2007 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Chen, L.H.; Chen, M.Y; Tsai, Y.M.
Title:
Does Gratitude Always Work? Ambivalence over Emotional Expression inhibits the Beneficial Effect of Gratitude on Well-being.
Source:
International Journal of Psychology, 2012, Vol.47, 381 - 392

Investigation

Public:
College students, Taiwan, 200?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 233
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Students completed the questionnaire in class

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

On the whole, do you feel that you are living a happy life now?
1  strongly disagree
2
3
4
5
6
7  strongly agree
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-n-7-d
Author's label:
Subjective happiness
Page in publication:
387
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.92 6.53
SD:
1.31 2.18

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Age Age difference among young people Gratitude Thankful Ambivalence for emotional expression Expression of affect
Open
Self-disclosing