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Riis et al. (2005): study US 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Riis, J.; Baron, J.; Loewenstein, G.
Title:
Ignoranc of Hedonic Adaptation to Hemodialysis: A Study Using Ecological Momentary Assessment.
Source:
Journal of Experimental Psychology, 2005, Vol. 134, 3 - 9

Investigation

Public:
Hemodialysis patients and controls, USA, 2003
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 49
Non Response:
21
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionaire and Experience sampling using PDA.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

.. Average mood during a typical week… (full question not reported)
+2  very pleasant
+1  pleasant
  0  neutral
-1  slightly unpleasant
-2  very unpleasant
Classification:
A-AOL-g-sq-v-5-c
Author's label:
Average mood
Page in publication:
3-9
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

What percentage of time in a typical week do you feel..
(percentages must add up to 100)
+2  very pleasant
+1  pleasant
  0  neutral
- 1  slightly unpleasant
- 2  very unpleasant

Computation: % response x value/100
Classification:
A-TH-g-sq-v-5-c
Author's label:
Estimated mood: typical week
Page in publication:
3-9
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -2 - 2 On range 0-10
Mean:
0.69
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How did you feel just before the beeper went off?
- 2  very unpleasant
- 1
0
+ 1
+2  very pleasant
Classification:
A-ARE-mi-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Measured mood (Mean Experience sampling)
Page in publication:
3-9
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -2 - 2 On range 0-10
Mean:
0.70
Full text:
Selfreport of daily mood on 9 questions

'Please indicate how much of each emotion you felt today
A  happy
B  depressed, blue
C  joyful
D  pleased
E  frustrated
F  angry, hostile
G  enjoyment, fun
H  worried, anxious
I   unhappy

Answer options:
1  not at all
2  very slight
3  somewhat
4  moderate amount
5  much
6  very much
7 extremely much
Options presented horizontally

Computation: (A+C+D+G)-(B+E+F+H+I)

Name: Diener's 'Daily Mood scale'
Classification:
A-BD1-md-mq-v-7-a
Author's label:
Measured mood
Page in publication:
3-9
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -6 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.20
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life as a whole?
+3  very satisfied
+2
+1
  0
- 1
-2
-3  very unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sqr-n-7-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
3-9
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

What percentage of time in the last week do you feel..
(percentages must add up to 100)
+2  very pleasant
+1  pleasant
  0  neutral
- 1  slightly unpleasant
- 2  very unpleasant

Computation: % response x value/100
Classification:
A-TH-cw-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Estimated mood: last week
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -2 - 2 On range 0-10
Mean:
0.61

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding patients (vs controls) Renal failure (n17-19)
A-AOL by A-ARE