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Studies

Moodscope (2010): study US 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Moodscope,
Title:
Moodscope: Mood Management through Self-Tracking and Peer Support
Source:
www.moodscope.com

Investigation

Public:
Users of a mood-tracking website,followed 3 months or more, USA, 2010
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 5952
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
Repeated reports of daily mood, frequency as wished by the user

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport  on 19 questions repeated  13 days

To what extent did you feel today,,
A calm
B cheerful
C pleasant
D energetic
E enthusiastic
F excited
G sad
H dejected
I   depressed
J nervous
K anxious
L tense
O angry
P irritable
Q hostile

Rated
1 not at all
2
3
4
5 extremely

Computation:  (A to F) - (G toQ)
Classification:
A-AB-md-mqr-v-5-b
Author's label:
mood score

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Frequent use of mood-tracker Mood awareness training
Contact on social media
No particular setting, recruitment on interest
Voluntary, unsolicited
Mood monitoring
Mono sort
Actual changes in happiness
Self-help
Frequency of use
Online intervention