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Moskowitz et al. (2017): study US 2014

Publication

Author(s):
Moskowitz, J.T.; Carrico, A.W.; Duncan, L.G.
Title:
Randomized Controlled Trial of a Positive Affect Intervention for People Newly Diagnosed With HIV
Source:
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2017, Vol. 85, 409-423

Investigation

Public:
HIV diagnosed patients, USA, 2014
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 120
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 17 questions:

During the past weeK I felt ..
A  joyful
B  grateful
C  amused
D  content
E  proud
F  awed
G  loving
H  hopeful
I   interested
J  angry
K  sad
L  afraid
M  ashamed
N  contemptuous
O  embarrassed
P  guilty
Q  disgusted

Rated
1  very slight, or not at all
2  little
3  moderate
4  quite a bit
5  extreme

Computation: (A to I)/9 - (J to Q)/8

Name: Fredrickson et. al (2003) Differential Emotions Scale  (mDES) Last week variant
Classification:
A-BF-cw-mq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Positive and negative affect
Remarks:
Mean score at baseline, whole sample
Page in publication:
412
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -4 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
0.95

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Positive affect intervention Multiple sorts
Trainings for multiple mental skills
On invitation, payed in money or study credit
Care