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Studies

Demir et al. (2012): study ZZ Various nation sets 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Demir, M.; Dogan, A.; Ozen, A.
Title:
Friendship, Perceived Mattering and Happiness: A Study of American and Turkish College Students.
Source:
The Journal of Social Psychology, 2012, Vol. 152, 659 - 664

Investigation

Public:
College students, Turkish and Southwestern American Universities, 2010
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Sampling not reported
Respondents:
N = 569
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on 20 questions:

Lead item not reported.
A  nervous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  jittery
E  irritable
F  upset
G  scared
H  excited
I   ashamed
J  guilty
K  hostile
L  active
M  determined
N  inspired
O  enthusiastic
P  alert
Q  attentive
R  proud
S  strong
T  interested

Rated:
1: slightly/not at all
.
.
5  extremely

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

Name: Watson's PANAS version not reported
Classification:
A-BW-?-mq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
660
Error estimates:
The internal consistencies of the composite PA and NA scores in Turkish and American samples were satisfactory (α s = .86-.84 and .84-.81, respectively)

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Perceived mattering Perceived esteem by friends Friendship quality Satisfaction with friends