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Studies

Della Porta (2013): study ZZ 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Della Porta, M.D.
Title:
Enhancing the Effects of Happiness-Boosting Activities: The Role of Autonomy Support in an Experimental Longitudinal Intervention.
Source:
UC Riverside Electronic Theses and Dissertations, 2013, 1 - 57

Investigation

Public:
Student participants in a kindness training, South Korea and USA 200?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 218
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 19 questions:

During the past weeK I 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
1  very slight, or not at all
2  little
3  moderate
4  quite a bit
5  extreme

Computation: (A to I)/9 - (J to Q)/8

Name: Fredrickson et. al (2003) Differential Emotions Scale  (mDES) Last week variant
Classification:
A-BF-cw-mq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Positive and negative emotions.
Page in publication:
17

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Performing acts of kindness with or without and autonomy support Voluntary work, helping people
Exercise
Kindness training
Kind
Current social support received
School
On invitation, payed in money or study credit
Regularly academic work with or without autonomy support Teaching practices
Kind of social support received