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Studies

Koydemir et al. (2013): study DE 2008

Publication

Author(s):
Koydemir, S.; Schutz, A.; Simsek, O.F.
Title:
Differences in How Trait Emotional Intelligence predicts Life Satisfaction: The Role of affect Balance versus Social Support in India and Germany.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2013, Vol. 14, 51 - 66

Investigation

Public
Undergraduate university students, Germany , 200?
Survey name
Unnamed study
Sample
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents
N = 170
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: web
Students received course credit

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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 felt this way during the past  week?:
A  nervous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  jittery
E  irritable
F  upset
G  scared
H  ashamed
I  guilty
J  hostile
K  excited
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 J
Positive affect score (PAS): K to T
Affect Balance Score  (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson et al's PANAS (last  week version)
Classification:
A-BW-cw-mq-v-5-c
Author's label:
Affect balance
Remarks:
In a  twin study among students in India M= 0,74; SD= 0,68
Page in publication:
55, 57
Error estimates:
,80
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range -40 - 40 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.73 -
SD:
0.86 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with life Happiness inventories involving unacceptable items Emotional intelligence Emotional intelligence Social support Current availability of social support Self construal: independent Independent
Individualistic
Self perceived autonomy
Self construal: interdependent Approval seeking
Independent
Perceived interdependence with happiness of others
Extrinsic motivation