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Correlational findings

Study Holloway & Carson (1998): study GB 1997

Public:
Severe mental patients, London UK, followed 18 month, 1997-98
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 70
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Intensive Case Management
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: Intensive Case Management (ICM)
0: control

ICM involved 5,6 client contact per month and support by a multi-disciplinary team with a case load of 8 patients.

Control group received standard care. This group was matched for: gender, residence, ethnicity, martial status, diagnosis, age and years since onset of illness

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a DM = + ns         intensive case         control
        management
        Mean  (SD)   N         Mean  (SD)   N
T1:     3.89   1.38  33        3.66   1.38  33
T2:     4.33   1.37  26        4.33   1.37  26
T3:     4,54   1.59  25        4.54   1.59  25

T1-T3
CHANGE +0,65                  +0,88

No difference between experimental and control
T1-T3.
Change in experimental group not greater than in control group

Happiness assessed at
-T1: baseline
-T2: 9 month
-T3: 18 month