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Studies

Senol-Durak & Durak (2010): study TR 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Senol-Durak, E.; Durak, M.
Title:
The Mediator Roles of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem between the Affective Components of Psychological Well-Being and the Cognitive Symptoms of Problematic Internet Use.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2011, Vol. 103, 23 - 32

Investigation

Public:
17-36 aged, students, Turkey, 2010
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 521
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaires were distributed in a classroom setting

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 felt this way during the past week?:
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 ('past week' version)
Classification:
A-BW-cw-mq-v-5-d
Author's label:
Positive and neghative affect
Remarks:
Affect |Balance computed by WDH team, subtracting mean NA (13,29) from mean PA (23,90)
Page in publication:
27
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:
-10.71

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Problematic internet use Internet, social media
Addicted to the internet
Attitudes towards own internet use
Satisfaction with internetting