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Studies

Lambert et al. (2009): study US Florida 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Lambert, N.M.; Fincham, F.D.; Stillman, T.F.
Title:
More Gratitude, Less Materialism: The Mediating Role of Life Satisfaction.
Source:
The Journal of Positive Psychology, 2009, Vol. 4, 32 - 42

Investigation

Public:
Undegraduate students, USA, 2007
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 171
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

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
Remarks:
Affect Balance computed by WDH team subtracting average negative effect from average positive effect
Page in publication:
36
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range -40 - 40 On range 0-10
Mean:
-0.12

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding induced gratitude Mood during the interview