Table 5

Distribution of expressed emotions

EmotionNo of expressions
(% of total expressions)
Mean no of expressions per subject expressing
1. Desperation36 (14.5)1.71
2. Anger68 (27.3)3.40
3. Sadness30 (12.0)1.67
4. Fear20 (8.0)1.18
5. Disorientation19 (7.6)1.73
6. Anxiety/apprehension11 (4.4)1.22
7. Resignation10 (4.0)1.11
8. Frustration7 (2.8)1.17
9. Hope8 (3.2)1.60
10. Sarcasm8 (3.2)1.60
11. Gratitude6 (2.4)1.20
12. Rejection5 (2.0)1.00
13. Acceptance5 (2.0)1.25
14. Disappointment5 (2.0)1.25
15. Exasperation5 (2.0)1.25
16. Renunciation3 (1.2)1.00
17. Surprise2 (0.8)2.00
18. Pride1 (0.4)1.00
Total2491.68