print

Studies

Dogan et al. (2012): study TR 2012

Publication

Author(s):
Dogan, T.; Sapmaz, F.; Tel, F.D.
Title:
Meaning in Life and Subjective Well-Being among Turkish University Students.
Source:
Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2012, Vol. 55, 612 - 617

Investigation

Public:
Students, Turkey, 2012
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 232
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 25 questions:

A  
Using the 1-7 scale below, indicate your agreement with each of the items by placing the appropriate number on the line preceding that item. Please be open and honest in your responding.
   a  In most ways my life is close to ideal
   b  The conditions of my life are excellent
   c  I am satisfied with my life
   d  So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
   e  If I could live my life over again, I would change nothing
   Answers rated:
   7  strongly agree
   6  agree
   5  slightly agree
   4  neither agree nor disagree
   3  slightly disagree
   2  disagree
   1  strongly disagree
   Name: Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)

B  Indicate to what extend you feel this way in general in your life:
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
Positive affect score PAS: k to t
Negative affect score NAS: a to j
Name: Watson's PANAS

COMPUTATION
A + PAS - NAS
Classification:
M-AO-*-mq-*-7-a
Author's label:
Subjective well-being
Page in publication:
614
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range - On range 0-10
Mean:
32.26
SD:
13.87
Full text:
Clinical rating by six staff psychologists who had studied the subjects intensively.

Subjects were ranked for "Happiness"
Classification:
O-V-u-rc-n-5-a
Author's label:
PANAS(Affect Scale)
Page in publication:
614
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 0 On range 0-10
Mean:
27.77
SD:
6.99

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Meaning in life Current meaning of life
Searching for meaning