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Studies

Cohn et al. (2014): study US 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Cohn, M.A.; Pietrucha, M.E.; Saslow, L.R.
Title:
An Online Positive Affect Skills Intervention Reduces Depression in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes
Source:
The Journal of Positive Psychology, 2014, Vol. 9, 523-534

Investigation

Public:
Adults with type 2 diabetes, USA, 2010
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 42
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on 17 questions:

Today/yesterday felt ..
A  joyful
B  grateful
C  amused
D  content
E  proud
F  awed
G  loving
H  hopeful
I   interested
J  angry
K  sad
L  afraid
M  ashamed
N  contemptuous
O  embarrassed
P  guilty
Q  disgusted

Rated
0 = not at all
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8 = all the time
Computation: (A to I)/9 - (J to Q)/8

Name: Fredrickson et. al (2003) Differential Emotions Scale  (mDES) today variant
Classification:
A-BF-md-mq-nv-9-a
Author's label:
Positive and negative affect
Remarks:
Mean score at baseline, whole sample
Page in publication:
526
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range -8 - 8 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.60

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding DAHLIA (Developing Affective Health to Improve Adherence) Trainings for multiple mental skills
Online intervention
Multiple treatment moments
Multiple sorts
On invitation, paid in money or study credit
Care