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Van Agteren et al. (2021a): study AU 2016

Publication

Author(s):
Van Agteren, J.; Bartholomaeus, J.; Gerace, A.; Lo, L.; Steains, E.
Title:
Using a Technology‑Based Meaning and Purpose Intervention to Improve Well‑being: A Randomised Controlled Study
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2021, Vol. 22, 3571 - 3591

Investigation

Public:
Participants in a meaning training,,Australia and New Zealand, 202?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 413
Non Response:
280
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on 20 questions.

Indicate to what extend you felt this way in the last week.
A  nervous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  edgy
E  grouchy
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  emotionally 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 et al's PANAS (adapted last week version for children)
Classification:
A-BW-cw-mq-v-5-b
Author's label:
PANAS
Page in publication:
3597
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In the past several hours, I have been satisfied with my life
1 strongly disagree
2
3
4
5
6
7: strongly agree
Classification:
O-SLu-mh-sqr-n-7-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
T1 Affect balance computed by WDH team substracting NA from PA
Page in publication:
3579
Full text:
Self report on feeling during three randomly selected activities that had occurred during the day

.. Felt happy … (full text not reported)
0 not at all happy
1
2
3
4
5
6  very happy

Kind of rating scale not reported
Classification:
A-AA-md-mqr-?-7-a

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding MLQ: Presence Questions on both meaning and purpose in life MLQ: Search Searching for meaning Meaning training Meaning training
Change in meaning of one's life