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Studies

Liau et al. (2016): study SG 2013

Publication

Author(s):
Liau, A.K.; Neihart, M.F.; Teo, C.T.
Title:
Effects of the Best Possible Self Activity on Subjective Well-Being and Depressive Symptoms
Source:
The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2016, Vol. 25, 473 - 481

Investigation

Public:
Students, Singapore, 2013
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 162
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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: never
2
3
4
5  always

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 currently
Classification:
A-BW-m-mq-v-5-c
Author's label:
Positive affect and negative affect
Remarks:
Mean at baseline, whole sample
Page in publication:
474
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -40 - 40 On range 0-10
Mean:
11.97

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Best Possible Self Activity Best possible self exercise
Course, class, training group
One-time treatment
Mono sort
On invitation, no pay
School