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Rabito-Alcon & Rodríguez-Molina (2016): study ES 2011

Publication

Author(s):
Rabito-Alcon, M.F.; Rodríguez-Molina, J.M.
Title:
Satisfaction with Life and Psychological Well-being in People with Gender Dysphoria
Source:
Actas Españolas de Psiquiatría, 2016, Vol. 44, 47 - 54

Investigation

Public:
Pre-surgery gender dysphoric people and controls, Spain, 201?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 101
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In most ways my life is close to ideal
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  neither agree nor disagree
4  agree
5  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS)
Adjusted rating scale: 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
Classification:
O-V-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life scale item 1
Page in publication:
Table 1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.81
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

The conditions of my life are excellent
1  strongly disagree
2  agree
3  neither agree nor disagree
4  disagree
5  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS)
Adjusted rating scale; 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
Classification:
O-SLC-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life scale item 2
Page in publication:
Table 1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.02
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

'I am satisfied with my life'
1  strongly disagree
2  agree
3  neither agree not disagree
4  disagree
5  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS)
Adjusted rating scale (5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical)
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-d
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life scale item 3
Page in publication:
Table 1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.08
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

So far, I have achieved most important things I want in my life
1  strongly disagree
2  agree
3  neither agree nor disagree
4  disagree
5  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS)
Adjusted rating scale: 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
Classification:
C-RG-h-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life scale item 4
Page in publication:
Table 1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.10
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Use the list below to answer the following question: IN GENERAL, HOW HAPPY OR UNHAPPY DO YOU USUALLY FEEL? Check the one statement that best describes your average happiness.
10  extremely happy (feeling ecstatic, joyous, fantastic!)
9    very happy (feeling really good and elated!)
8    pretty happy (spirits high, feeling good)
7    mildly happy (feeling fairly good and somewhat cheerful)
6    slightly happy ( just a bit above neutral)
5    slightly unhappy (just a bit below neutral)
4    mildly unhappy (just a bit low)
3    pretty unhappy (somewhat "blue", spirits down)
2    very unhappy ( depressed, spirits very low)
1    extremely unhappy (utterly depressed, completely down)

Name: Fordyce's overall happiness item.
Classification:
M-FH-g-sq-v-10-a
Author's label:
Fordyce Happiness Measure
Page in publication:
Table 2
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.19
Full text:
Selfreport on four questions:

To what extent are you in agreement / disagreement with the following statements about the way in which you think about yourself and your life?
A  In most areas my life is almost ideal
B  The conditions of my life are excellent
C  I am contented with my life
D  So far, I have always achieved the most important things I want in life

Answers rated:
5 totally agree
4 slightly agree
3 don't know
2  slightly disagree
1  totally disagree

Computation: A+B+C+D divided by 4

Name: Shortened Diener's Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS)
(In the original scale item 5 reads: 'If I could live my life over, I would change nothing'. This item is left out in this selection because a positive answer to this question does not necessarily mean that the respondent doesn't like the life he/she actually lives.)
Classification:
O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-bb
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life scale short
Remarks:
Mean compiuted by WDH team from averages for males and females. Subsequent transformation to range 0-10 computed by WDH team using linear stretch
Page in publication:
Table 1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.00 7.50

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender dysphoria (vs control) Gender disphoria: medical sexe reassignment
Transgender