Zautra et al. (2005): study US 1999
- Zautra, A.J.; Davis, M.C.; Johnson, L.M.
- Positive Affect as a Source of Resilience for Women in Chronic Pain.
- Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2005, Vol. 73, 212 - 220
- Female chronic pain patients, Arizona, USA, followed 10 weeks, 200?
- Non-probability purposive sample
- N = 124
- Non Response
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Self report 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?:
1 very slightly or not at all
2 a little
4 quite a bit
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)
- ABS = PA -NA= 1,33 computed by us. PA= 3,04 (3.16*86+2.78*38)/124; NA= 1,71 (1,66*86+1,83*38)/124.
Average of about 9 weekly interviews; extension to 12 weeks to include at least one stressfull week.
- Observed distribution
- Summary Statistics
- On original range -4 - 4 On range 0-10
- 1.33 -
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Chronic pain (z70-76)