Findings on happiness in Lambert et al. (2019a): study KW 2017

Author(s)Lambert, L.T.; Passmore, H.A.; Sabah, I. Al; Scull, N.
TitleWellbeing Matters in Kuwait: The Alnowair’s Bareec Education Initiative
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2019, Vol. 143, 741-763
PublicHighschool students participating in a positive psychology training, Kuwait, 2017
Collect period1-7
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
 Treated and controls were selected by teachers
Respondents N =1070
 Treated: 833, Controls: 237
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 12 questions Please think of what you have been doing and experiencing during the past 4 weeks. Then report how much you experienced the following feelings; A positive B negative C good D bad E pleasant F unpleasant G happy H sad I afraid J joyful K angry L contented Rated: 0: never : 7: always Computation; (A+C++E+G+J+L) -(B+D+F+H+I+K) name: Diener's Scale of Positive and negative Experience SPANE-B, 8-step numeral version
Author's labelScale of Positive And Negative Experienc
Page in publication750
Remarks Difference Mean on range 1-15 instead of -7 t0 +7
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range -42 - 42On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Bareec 8 week intervention programshow  Enlightenment + excercises