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Studies

Goldstein (2007): study US 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Goldstein, E.D.
Title:
Sacred Moments: Implications on Well-Being and Stress.
Source:
Journal of Clinical Psychology, 2007, Vol. 63, 1001 - 1019

Investigation

Public:
Healthy adults, USA, 200?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 73
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
Additional qualitative data were obtained by semistructured interviews by telehone

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 20 questions:

Lead item not reported.
A  nervous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  jittery
E  irritable
F  upset
G  scared
H  excited
I   ashamed
J  guilty
K  hostile
L  active
M  determined
N  inspired
O  enthusiastic
P  alert
Q  attentive
R  proud
S  strong
T  interested

Rated:
1: slightly/not at all
.
.
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 version not reported
Classification:
A-BW-?-mq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Positive and negative affect
Page in publication:
1008

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Sacred moments intervention Meditation, mindfullness
Meditating,praying
Actual changes in happiness
Online intervention
Exercise
Multiple treatment moments
Mono sort
Voluntary, unsolicited
No particular setting, recruitment on interest
Current meditation