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Neto & DaConceicao Pinto (2015): study PT 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Neto, F.; DaConceicao Pinto, M.
Title:
Satisfaction with Love Life Across the Adult Life Span.
Source:
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2015, Vol. 10, 289 - 304

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, Lisbon area of Portugal, 201?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability accidental sample
Respondents:
N = 1284
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 generally feel this way, that is, how you feel on average?
A  nervous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  jittery
E  irritable
F  upset
G  scared
H  ashamed
I  guilty
J  hostile
K  excited
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 J)/10
Positive affect score (PAS): (K to T)/10
Affect Balance Score  (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson et al's PANAS ('in general' version)
Classification:
A-BW-g-mq-v-5-g
Author's label:
Affective well-being
Page in publication:
296
Error estimates:
Cronbach alphas: postive affect=0.86; negative affect=0.90

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with love life Satisfaction with current love-life