Findings on happiness in McKnight-Hexdall & Huebner (2007): study US 2004 /1

Author(s)McKnight-Hexdall, C.G.; Huebner, E.S.
TitleSubjective Well-Being in Pedriatic Oncology Patients.
SourceApplied Research in Quality of Life, 2007, Vol.2, 189 - 208.
PublicParents of oncology patients, USA, 2004-07
 Parents of 11-21 aged lymphoma patients
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability purposive-expert sample
 Parents of patients selected from 2 hospitals in South Carolina
Respondents N =29
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Mailed questionnaire
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport 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 two week?: 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 Negative affect score (NAS): A to K Positive affect score (PAS): L to T Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS Name: Watson et al's PANAS ('past 2 weeks' version)
Page in publication201
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Correlational findings

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