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Killen & MacasKill (2015): study GB GB North East 2014

Publication

Author(s):
Killen, A.; MacasKill, A.
Title:
Using a Gratitude Intervention to Enhance Well-Being in Older Adults.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2015, Vol. 16, 947 - 964

Investigation

Public:
Elderly participants in a gratitude training,UK 2014
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 88
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
Some questionnares on paper + diaries

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 12 questions

Please think of what you have been doing and experiencing during the past 4 weeks. Then report how  much you experienced the following feelings;
A  positive
B  negative
C  good
D  bad
E  pleasant
F  unpleasant
G  happy
H  sad
I   afraid
J   joyful
K  angry
L  contented

Rated:
1  very rarely or never
2  rarely
3  sometimes
4  often
5  very often or always

Computation; (A+C++E+G+J+L) -(B+D+F+H+I+K)
name: Diener's Scale of Positive and negative Experience SPANE-B
Classification:
A-AB-cm-mq-v-5-f
Remarks:
Mean at T1 (pre-test): + 9,59 (sd = 6,79)
Scale: -24 (6-30) to + 24 (30-6)
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -24 - 24 On range 0-10
Mean:
9.59
SD:
6.79

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gratitude Intervention for older adults Recal of positive events
Exercise
Care
On invitation, no pay
Actual changes in happiness
Multiple treatment moments
Mono sort