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Studies

Drozd et al. (2014a): study NO 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Drozd, F.; Mork, L.; Nielsen, B.
Title:
Better Days - A Randomized Controlled Trial of an Internet-Based Positive Psychology Intervention
Source:
The Journal of Positive Psychology, 2014, Vol. 9, 377-388

Investigation

Public:
Participants in happiness training, Norway, 2010
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability snowball sample
Respondents:
N = 206
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  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

Rated:
1: almost never
2
3
4
5  
6
7 almost all the time

Negative affect score NAS:( A to J) / 10
Positive affect score PAS:( K to T) / 10
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson's PANAS last week version
Classification:
A-BW-cw-mq-n-7-c
Author's label:
Positive and negative affect schedule
Remarks:
Mean score at baseline, whole sample
Page in publication:
379
Error estimates:
Cronbach's alpha PA 0.82-0.91 Cronbach's alpha NA 0.82-0.91
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range -6 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.60
SD:
0.90

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Better Days Internet-Based Positive Psychology Intervention Trainings for multiple mental skills
Online intervention
Multiple sorts
On invitation, no pay
No particular setting, recruitment on interest