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Bibliographic Subjects » PURSUIT of HAPPINESS » Observed effects on happiness of interventions at individual level » Happiness trainings » Positive thinking training » Gratitude training

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PURSUIT of HAPPINESS Observed effects on happiness of interventions at individual level Happiness trainings Positive thinking training Gratitude training
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Gratitude training, thankful
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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Emmons, R.A.; McCullough, M.E. Counting Blessings versus Burdens: an Experimental Investigation of Gratitude and Subjective Well-Being in Daily Life.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2003, Vol. 84, 377 - 389
Sheldon, K.M.; Lyubomirsky, S. How to Increase and Sustain Positive Emotion: The Effect of Expressing Gratitude and Visualizing best possible Selves.
The Journal of Positive Psychology, 2006, Vol. 1, 73 - 82
Toepfer, S.M. Letters of Gratitude: Further Evidence for Author Benefits.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2013, 187-201
Senf, K.; Liau, A.K. The Effects of Positive Interventions on Happiness and Depressive Symptoms, with an Examination of Personality as a Moderator
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2013, Vol. 14, 591 - 612
Froh, J.J.; Emmons, R.A.; Sefick, W. J. Counting Blessing in Early Adolescents: An Experimental Study of Gratitude and Subjective Well-Being.
Journal of School Psychology, 2008, Vol. 46, 213 - 233
Kerr, S.L.; O'Donovan, A.; Pepping, C.A. Can Gratitude and Kindness Interventions Enhance Well-Being.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2015 Vol. 16, 17- 36
Boehm, J.K.; Lyubomirsky, S.; Sheldon, K.M. A Longitudinal Experimental Study comparing the effectiveness of Happiness-enhancing Strategies in Anglo Americans and Asian Americans.
Cognition and Emotion, 2011, Vol. 25, 1263 -1272
Killen, A.; MacasKill, A. Using a Gratitude Intervention to Enhance Well-Being in Older Adults.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2015, Vol. 16, 947 - 964
Flinchbaugh, C.L.; Chang, Y.K.; May, D.R. Student Well-Being Interventions: The Effects of Stress Management Techniques and Gratitude Journaling in the Management Education Classroom.
Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice November 1, 2014 16: 325-349
Froh, J.J.; Kashdan, T.B.; Ozimkowski, K.M. Who Benefits the Most from a Gratitude Intervention in Children and Adolescents? Examining Positive Affect as a Moderator.
The Journal of Positive Psychology, 2009, Vol. 4, 408 - 422
Martinez-Marti, M.L.; Avia, M.D.; Hernández-Lloreda, M.J. The Effects of Counting Blessings on Subjective Well-Being: A Gratitude Intervention in a Spanish Sample.
The Spanish Journal of Psychology 2010, Vol. 13, 886 - 896
Manthey, L.; Renner, K.; Vehreschild, V. Effectiveness of Two Cognitive Interventions Promoting Happiness with Video-Based Online Instructions.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2016, Vol. 17, 319 - 339
Krejtz, I.; Michnicka, A.; Nezlek, J.B. Counting One's Blessings can reduce the Impact of Daily Stress.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2016, Vol. 17, 25 - 39
Rash, J.A.; Matsuba, M.K.; Prkachin, K.M. Gratitude and Well-Being: Who Benefits the Most from a Gratitude Intervention?
Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 2011, Vol. 3, 350 - 369
O'Connell, B.H.; Gallagher, S.; O'Shea, D. Examining Psychosocial Pathways Underlying Gratitude Interventions: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2018, Vol. 19, 2421 - 2444
Al-Seheel, A.Y.; Noor, N.M. Effects of an Islamic-Based Gratitude Strategy on Muslim Students’ Level of Happiness
Mental Health, Religion and Culture, 2016, Vol. 19, 686 - 703
Baker, M. It's Good to Be Grateful: Gratitude Interventions at Work
MsC Thesis, 2011, Department of Psychology, East Carolina University, USA
Chan, D.W. Counting blessings versus misfortunes: positive interventions and subjective well-being of Chinese school teachers in Hong Kong
Educational Psychology, 2013, Vol. 33, 504-519
Dosset, T.H. The Influence of the Character Strengths of Gratitude and Kindness on Subjective Well-Being
PhD Thesis, 2011, College of Education, Louisiana University, USA
Owens, R.L.; Patterson, M.M. Positive Psychological Interventions for Children: A Comparison of Gratitude and Best Possible Selves Approaches
The Journal of Genetic Psychology, 2013, Vol. 174, 403-428
Gavian, M. The Effects of Relaxation and Gratitude Interventions on Stress Outcomes
PHD dissertation, 2011, School of the University of Minnesota, Minnesota, USA
O'Leary, K.; Dockray, S. The Effects of Two Novel Gratitude and Mindfulness Interventions on Well-Being
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 2015, Vol. 21, 243 - 245
Otsuka, Y.; Hori, M.; kawahito, J. Improving Well-being with a Gratitude Exercise in Japanese Workers: A Randomized Controlled Trial
International Journal of Psychology and Counselling 2012, Vol. 4, 86-91
Toepfer, S.M.; Walker, K. Letters of Gratitude: Improving Well-Being through Expressive Writing
Journal of Writing Research,2009, Vol. 1, 181-198
Chan, D.W. Burnout and Life Satisfaction: Does Gratitude Intervention Make a Difference among Chinese School Teachers in Hong Kong?
Educational Psychology, 2011, Vol. 31, 809-823
Makzomy Tahir, S. Mindfulness vs. Positive Psychology: The Impact of the Two Interventions on Positive Emotions and Being Mindful
Master Thesis, 2013, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Isik, S.; Ergüner-Tekinalp, B. The Effects of Gratitude Journaling on Turkish First Year College Students’ College Adjustment, Life Satisfaction and Positive Affect
International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling, 2017, Vol. 39, 164-175
Harbaugh, C.N.; Vasey, M.W. When Do People Benefit from Gratitude Practice?
Journal of Positive Psychology, 2014, Vol. 9, 535-546
Neumeier, L.M.; Brook, L.; Ditchburn, G. Delivering Your Daily Dose of Well-Being to the Workplace: A Randomized Controlled Trial of an Online Well-Being Programme for Employees
European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 2017, Vol.26, 555-573
Ki, T.P. Gratitude and Stress of Health Care Professional in Hong Kong
Postgraduate Thesis, 2009, Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong
Jackowska, M.; Brown, J.; Ronaldson, A. The Impact of A Brief Gratitude Intervention on Subjective Wellbeing, Biology and Sleep
Journal of Health Psychology, 2016, Vol. 21, 2207 - 2217
Watkins, P.C.; Pichinevskiy, S.; Uhder, J. Grateful Recounting Enhances Subjective Wellbeing: The Importance of Grateful Processing
The Journal of Positive Psychology, 2014, Vol. 10, 91 - 98
Fofonka Cunha, L.; Campos Pellanda, L.; Tozzi Reppold, C. Positive Psychology and Gratitude Interventions: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Frontiers in Psychology, 2019, 10:584
Noor, N.M.; Rahman, N.D.A.; Zahari, M.I.A.M. Gratitude, Gratitude Intervention and Well-being in Malaysia
The Journal of Behavorial Science, 2018, Vol. 13, 1-18
Armenta, C.; Fritz, M.; Lyubomirsky, S.; Walsh, L.C. Satisfied Yet Striving: Gratitude Fosters Life Satisfaction and Improvement Motivation in Youth
Emotion, 2020, in press