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Studies

Steca et al. (2004): study IT 1990

Publication

Author(s):
Steca, P.; Paciello, M.; Picconi, L.
Title:
Self-Efficacy Beliefs as Personal Determinants of Subjective Well-Being across Ages.
Source:
Presentation 2nd European Conference on Positive Psychology, 2004, Pallanza, Italy

Investigation

Public:
Elementary school students followed 10 years, Italy,199?
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 306
Non Response:
76/114
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
T1, T2: Prosocial behavior scale in self report and teacher rating, Emotional instability scale in self report and teacher rating, Physical and verbal aggression scale in self report and teacher rating, and peer nomination relative to popularity and refuse in the class T3. T4: Prosocial behavior scale in self report, Emotional instability scale in self report, Physical and verbal aggression scale in self report, peer nomination relative to popularity and refuse in the class, academic achievement, social and academic self-efficacy beliefs T5, T6: Satisfaction with life scale, Rosenberg self-esteem scale, Life-orientation test, and positive and negative affect scale

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 20 questions:
Lead item not reported.

A  nervous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  jittery
E  irritable
F  upset
G  scared
H  excited
I   ashamed
J  guilty
K  hostile
L  active
M  determined
N  inspired
O  enthusiastic
P  alert
Q  attentive
R  proud
S  strong
T  interested

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

Name: Watson's PANAS version not reported
Classification:
A-BW-?-mq-?-0-a
Author's label:
positive and negative affect scale
Observed distribution
Frequencies
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 0 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.21
SD:
0.77

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Developmental pathways Course of development