Correlational findings

Study Gelfin et al. (1998): study IL 1996

Participants in single blind drug experiment. Israel,1995
Survey name
Unnamed study
N = 15
Non Response
Interview: face-to-face
Evaluation with self- and observed-rated instruments. Telephone at the end of each week in which the respondent was not seen in person


Authors's Label
Effect of Fluoxetine
Our Classification
Subjects were given one capsule per day for 10 weeks:
- a placebo capsule for the first 2 weeks
- 10 mg of fluoxetine the 3rd week
- 20 mg of fluoxetine for 5 weeks
- a placebo capsule for the last 2 weeks

Happiness assessed at:
T0: pretest
T1: after 2 weeks (end of first placebo phase)
T2: 5 weeks (after 1 week of recieving  10mg/day fluoxetine)
T3: 8 weeks (after 5 weeks of recieving 20mg/day fluoxetine)
T4: after the final two weeks of placebo administration

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-cw-sq-v-5-b DM = + Overall Life satisfaction:
T0: M=3,8; SD=0,4
T1: M=3,7; SD=0,5
T2: M=3,7; SD=0,5
T3: M=3,9; SD=0,4
T4: M=3,9; SD=0,4
M-FH-cw-sq-v-5-b BMCT = ns