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Studies

Haeck et al. (2016): study ZZ 2012

Publication

Author(s):
Haeck, C.; Parks, A.C.; Schueller, S.M.
Title:
Impact of Psychoeducational Content Delivered Online to a Positive Psychology Aware Community
Source:
Journal of Positive Psychology, 2016, Vol. 11, 270 - 275

Investigation

Public
Users of a 6 week online psychoeducation course, 35 nations, 201?
Survey name
Unnamed study
Sample
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: Conputer Assisted Web Interview (CAWI)

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  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
Remarks:
Baseline Affect Balance computed by WDH team from separate scores on Positive and Negative affect reported in paper
Page in publication:
3

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Change in affect before-after course Actual changes in happiness
Trainings for multiple mental skills
Bibliotherapy
Course, class, training group
No particular setting, recruitment on interest
Voluntary, unsolicited
Happiness literacy
Multiple sorts
Online intervention
Insight
Multiple treatment moments
Mixed educational methods
Time on website Behavior of client Reported behaviour Behavior of client drop-out Frequency of use