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Studies

Du Plessis, G.A. & Guse (2017): study ZA 2012

Publication

Author(s):
Du Plessis, G.A., G.A.; Guse, T.
Title:
Validation of the scale of positive and negative experience in a South African student sample
Source:
South African Journal of Psychology 2017, vol. 47 (2) 184-197

Investigation

Public:
University students, South Africa, 201?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 992
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 12 questions

Please think of what you have been doing and experiencing during the past 4 weeks. Then report how  much you experienced the following feelings;
A  positive
B  negative
C  good
D  bad
E  pleasant
F  unpleasant
G  happy
H  sad
I   afraid
J   joyful
K  angry
L  contented

Rated:
1  very rarely or never
2  rarely
3  sometimes
4  often
5  very often or always

Computation; (A+C++E+G+J+L) -(B+D+F+H+I+K)
name: Diener's Scale of Positive and negative Experience SPANE-B
Classification:
A-AB-cm-mq-v-5-f
Author's label:
The SPANE
Page in publication:
188 190
Error estimates:
alpha = .85
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -24 - 24 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.96
SD:
6.72

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding MHC-SF Current positive mental health SWLS Happiness inventories involving unacceptable items SPANE subscales UNCLASSIFIED