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Studies

Smeets et al. (2014): study NL 2011

Publication

Author(s):
Smeets, E.; Alberts, H.J.E.M.; Neff, K.D.
Title:
Meeting Suffering With Kindness: Effects of a Brief Self-Compassion Intervention for Female College Students
Source:
Journal of Clinical Psychology, 2014, Vol. 70, 794 - 807

Investigation

Public:
Female psychology students, Netherlands, 2011
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 49
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

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 feel this way during the past few days:

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
Positive affect score (PAS): K to T
Affect Balance Score  (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson's PANAS ('past few days' version)
Classification:
A-BW-c-mq-v-5-c
Author's label:
Positive and Negative Affect Schedule
Remarks:
baseline mean whole sample
Page in publication:
798
Error estimates:
Cronbach's alpha PA 0,79 Cronbach's alpha NA 0,86
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -40 - 40 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.15

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Self-compassion intervention Self-compassion training
On invitation, paid in money or study credit
Multiple treatment moments
Combinations of guided intervention and self help
Mono sort
School