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Mohammadi et al. (2018): study IR 2016

Publication

Author(s):
Mohammadi, N.; AghaYousefi, A; Nikrahan, G.R.
Title:
A Randomized Trial of an Optimism Training Intervention in Patients with Heart Disease
Source:
General Hospital Psychiatry, 2018, Vol. 51, 46-53

Investigation

Public:
Patients with heart disease, Iran, 2016-2017
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 61
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 not reported
Classification:
A-BW-?-mq-v-5-c
Author's label:
Positive and negative affect
Remarks:
Mean score at baseline, whole sample
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:
6.50

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Optimism training program Positive thinking training
On invitation, no pay
Care
Combinations of guided intervention and self help