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Studies

McCullough et al. (2000): study US 1995

Publication

Author(s):
McCullough, G.; Huebner, E.S.; Laughlin, J.E.
Title:
Life Events, Self Concept, and Adolescents Positive Subjective Well-Being.
Source:
Psychology in the Schools, 2000, Vol. 37, 281 - 290

Investigation

Public:
High school students, USA 199?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 92
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

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: 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
Author's label:
Positive and Negative Affect Scale
Remarks:
Affect Balance: 12,71.
Computed by WDH team.
Page in publication:
285
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:
12.71