Findings on happiness in Dogan et al. (2012): study TR 2012

Publication
Author(s)Dogan, T.; Sapmaz, F.; Tel, F.D.
TitleMeaning in Life and Subjective Well-Being among Turkish University Students.
SourceProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2012, Vol. 55, 612 - 617
URLhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042812040050
DOIdoi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.09.543
Investigation
PublicStudents, Turkey, 2012
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =232
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 25 questions: A Using the 1-7 scale below, indicate your agreement with each of the items by placing the appropriate number on the line preceding that item. Please be open and honest in your responding. a In most ways my life is close to ideal b The conditions of my life are excellent c I am satisfied with my life d So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life e If I could live my life over again, I would change nothing Answers rated: 7 strongly agree 6 agree 5 slightly agree 4 neither agree nor disagree 3 slightly disagree 2 disagree 1 strongly disagree Name: Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS) B Indicate to what extend you feel this way in general in your life: a nervous b distressed c afraid d jittery e irritable f upset g scared h exiled i ashamed j guilty k hostile 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 Affect Balance Score (ABS): (a-k) - (l-t) Name: Watson's PANAS Computation: A+B
ClassificationM-AO---mq-*-124-a
Author's labelSubjective well-being
Page in publication614
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 25 - 149On range 0 - 10
Mean32.26
Standard deviation13.87


Full textClinical rating by six staff psychologists who had studied the subjects intensively. Subjects were ranked for "Happiness"
ClassificationA-?-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelPANAS(Affect Scale)
Page in publication614
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 0On range 0 - 10
Mean27.77
Standard deviation6.99


Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Meaning in lifeshow  Current meaning of life
Meaning in lifeshow  Searching for meaning, also classified as above ↑