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Correlational findings

Study Filipp & Klauer (1991): study XZ Germany West 1988

Public:
Cancer patients, followed 6 months after onset, Trier, 198?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 332
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Threat minimization
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on question concerning intrapsychic emotion-focused coping reactions like self-instructions towards positive thinking, rationaization and self-persuading into trust in the medical regimen
Rated on a numerical scale

Measured four times within one year:
T1: onset diagnosis
T2: 3 months after
T3: 6 months after
T4: 1 year after pretest

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ASA-mi-mq-v-3-a r = +.41 p < .001 T1 A-ASA-mi-mq-v-3-a r = +.37 p < .001 T2 A-ASA-mi-mq-v-3-a r = +.35 p < .001 T3 A-ASA-mi-mq-v-3-a Beta = +.11 ns T3 happiness by T1-T3 CHANGE in threat minimization A-ASA-mi-mq-v-3-a Beta = +.24 p < .01 T3 threat minimization by T1-T3 CHANGE in happiness A-ASA-mi-mq-v-3-a Beta = -.01 ns T1 happiness by T1-T3 CHANGE in threat minimization A-ASA-mi-mq-v-3-a Beta = +.22 p < .01 T1 threat minimization by T1-T3 CHANGE in happiness

T1-T3 CHANGE measured by controling correlation at T3 for T1 level