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Studies

Johnson (1937): study US California 1935

Publication

Author(s):
Johnson, W.B.
Title:
Euphoric and Depressed Moods in Normal Subjects.
Source:
Journal of Character and Personality, 1937/1938, Vol. 6, 79 - 98

Investigation

Public:
Female university students, members of a sorority, USA, 193?
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 30
Non Response:
Assessment:
Diary
Mood dairy kept during 65 to 90 days

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport of affect level during the day, repeated 65-90 days

Lead item not reported
|  I feel almost never feel more elated
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|  I feel as depressed as I practically ever feel

Reports afterwards coded +5 to -5

Name: Euphoria-Depression
Classification:
A-ARE-md-sqr-ol-11-a
Author's label:
Euphoria-depresson
Remarks:
Mood rated every day immidiately before dinner.
Mean is average mood over all 60 to 95 days
Page in publication:
80
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
0.92 5.92