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Krejtz et al. (2016): study PL 2016

Publication

Author(s):
Krejtz, I.; Michnicka, A.; Nezlek, J.B.
Title:
Counting One's Blessings can reduce the Impact of Daily Stress.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2016, Vol. 17, 25 - 39

Investigation

Public:
Participants in a gratitude training and controls, Poland, 2016
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability accidental sample
Respondents:
N = 58
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
Each day for 2 weeks respondents reported daily events and measures of well-being. The daily events were reported in 1 of 10 categories (interpersonal, family, partnership and marriage, health and physical symptoms, hobby, work and duties, moral and values, evereday life, contacts with administration, and financial). Each event was rated in terms of stressfullness, positivity, importance, and mindfullness on a 7-point response scale anchored rated from 1=not at all to 7=very much.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
selfreport on 12 questions repeated 14 days

Today I felt
A  happy
B  proud
C  excited/ enthusiastic
D  calm
E  satisfied
F  relaxed
G  upset
H  stressed
I    angry
J  sad
K  sad
L  bored
M disappointed

Rated
1  did not feel this way at all
2  
3  
4  
5  
6
7  felt thisd way very strongly
Computation: (A to F)/6 - (G to M)/6
Classification:
A-AB-md-mqr-n-7-e
Author's label:
Positive and negative affect
Remarks:
ABS computed  by WDH team from PA minus NA. 'Active' and 'Deactive' positive affects were averaged.
Page in publication:
29
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -6 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.27 5.93

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gratitude exercise Change in thankfulness
Gratitude training
Exercise
Voluntary, unsolicited
Mono sort
Online intervention
No particular setting, recruitment on interest