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Eryilmaz & Atak (2011): study TR Turkey Aegean 2009

Publication

Author(s):
Eryilmaz, A.; Atak, Hasan
Title:
Ailesiyle Yasayan Yaslilarda Mutuluk Modeli. ( A Model of Happiness for older Adults living with their Families.)
Source:
Noropsikiyatri Arsivi, (Archives of Neuropsychiatry), 2007, Vol. 48, 227 - 233

Investigation

Public:
60-75 aged, Ankara,Turkey, 2009-2010
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Sampling not reported
Respondents:
N = 218
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

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 feel this way during the last day
A  nervous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  jittery
E  irritable
F  upset
G  scared
H  exiled
I   ashamed
J   guilty
K  hostile
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 K
Positive affect score   (PAS): L to T
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson's PANAS ('past few days' version)
Classification:
A-BW-c-mq-v-5-c
Author's label:
Affect-Balance
Remarks:
Affect Balance computed by WDH team, subtracting average Negative Affect (24.62) from average Positive Affect (33.10)
Range: -40 to +40
Page in publication:
229
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -40 - 40 On range 0-10
Mean:
8.48