Multi-country evaluation of affective experience: validation of an abbreviated version of the day reconstruction method in seven countries

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dc.contributor.author Ayuso Mateos, José Luis
dc.contributor.author Miret, Marta
dc.contributor.author Caballero, Francisco Félix
dc.contributor.author Olaya, Beatriz
dc.contributor.author Haro, Josep María
dc.contributor.author Kowal, Paul
dc.contributor.author Chatterji, Somnath
dc.contributor.other UAM. Departamento de Psiquiatría es_ES
dc.date.accessioned 2015-04-14T08:20:41Z
dc.date.available 2015-04-14T08:20:41Z
dc.date.issued 2013-04-23
dc.identifier.citation Plos One 8.4 (2013): e61534 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1932-6203 (online) en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10486/665063
dc.description.abstract Background: The Day Reconstruction Method (DRM) was developed to assess affective states as measures of experienced well-being. The present study aimed to validate an abbreviated version of the DRM in a representative sample of the population in seven countries (China, Ghana, India, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, and Spain), and to examine whether there are country differences in affect and in the relationships among the activities based on the similarity of the affect associated with each of them. Methods: Interviews were conducted with 47,222 non-institutionalized adults from seven countries, using an abbreviated version of the DRM. A cluster analysis was carried out to classify activities on the basis of the similarity of the associated affect. In each country, the factorial structure of the affect adjectives was tested through Confirmatory Factor Analysis. Internal consistency and construct validity were also assessed. Moreover, the differences in affect across countries and the diurnal cycles of affect were evaluated. Results: The DRM showed adequate psychometric properties regarding reliability and construct validity in all countries. Respondents from Ghana and South Africa reported more positive net affect whereas Indian respondents reported less positive net affect. Most of the countries showed a similar diurnal variation of affect, which tended to improve throughout the day. Conclusions: The results show that this abbreviated version of the DRM is a useful tool for multi-country evaluation of experienced well-being en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This paper uses data from WHO SAGE and from COURAGE in Europe. WHO's Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health is supported by the United States National Institute on Aging's Division of Behavioral and Social Research through Interagency Agreements (OGHA 04034785; YA1323-08-CN-0020; Y1-AG-1005-01) and through a research grant (R01-AG034479) and the World Health Organization's Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems. The research leading to these results has also received funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007–2013) under grant agreement number 223071 (COURAGE in Europe), from the Instituto de Salud Carlos III-FIS research grants number PS09/00295 and PS09/01845, and from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation ACI-Promociona (ACI2009-1010). The study was supported by the Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM en_US
dc.format.extent 8 pag. es_ES
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher Public Library of Science en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Plos One en_US
dc.rights © 2013 Ayuso-Mateos et al. es_ES
dc.subject.other Activities of Daily Living en_US
dc.subject.other Educational Status en_US
dc.subject.other Personal Satisfaction en_US
dc.subject.other Questionnaires en_US
dc.subject.other Psychometrics en_US
dc.title Multi-country evaluation of affective experience: validation of an abbreviated version of the day reconstruction method in seven countries en_US
dc.type article en
dc.subject.eciencia Medicina es_ES
dc.identifier.doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0061534 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage e61534 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationissue 4 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage e61534 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 8 es_ES
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/223071 en
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion en
dc.rights.cc Reconocimiento es_ES
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess en
dc.authorUAM Ayuso Mateos, José Luis (260480)
dc.authorUAM Caballero Díaz, Francisco Félix (264875)


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