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Studies

Enrique et al. (2018): study ES 2015

Publication

Author(s):
Enrique, A.; Bretón-López, J.; Molinari, G.
Title:
Efficacy of An Adaptation of The Best Possible Self Intervention Implemented Through Positive Technology: A Randomized Control Trial
Source:
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2018, Vol. 13, 671 - 689

Investigation

Public:
Young adults participating in a happiness training, Spain, 201?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 78
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 20 questions.

This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Read each item and mark the appropriate answer in the space next to that word. Indicate to what extend you generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on average?
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

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

Name: Watson et al's PANAS ('in general' version)
Classification:
A-BW-g-mq-v-5-g
Author's label:
Positive and negative affect
Remarks:
Pre training score, both groups together
Page in publication:
675
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -4 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.46

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Best Possible Self Intervention Goal setting training
Voluntary, unsolicited
Actual changes in happiness
No particular setting, recruitment on interest
Exercise
One-time treatment
Mono sort
Best possible self exercise