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Studies

MacLeod et al. (2008): study GB London 2008

Publication

Author(s):
MacLeod, A.K.; Coates, E.; Hetherton, J.
Title:
Increasing Well-being through Teaching Goal-Setting and Planning Skills: Results of a Brief Intervention.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2008, Vol. 9, 185 - 196

Investigation

Public:
Participants in a goal training and controls, London, United Kingdom, 2008
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 64
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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 feel this way right now:
A  nervous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  jittery
E  irritable
F  upset
G  scared
H  exiled
I   ashamed
J   guilty
K  hostile
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 K
Positive affect score   (PAS): L to T
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson's PANAS ('moment' version)
Classification:
A-BW-m-mq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Well-being
Remarks:
Mean at T1 computed by WDH-team
Page in publication:
188
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:
11.70

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Goal setting and planning training (GAP) Goal setting training
Course, class, training group
Care
Voluntary, unsolicited
Multiple treatment moments