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Correlational findings

Study Berman (1972): study US 1972

Public:
Jail mates on parole, Illinois, USA, 197? Followed 9 month
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 89
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Interviews could be completed in a half-hour, though the vast majority took well over an hour. Subjects elaborated. Mostly face-to-face interviews at the parolee's place of residence, while some took place in restaurants or bars and about 10 took place over the phone.

Correlate

Authors's label
Parolee program
Our Classification
Operationalization
Parole supervision program in which lawyers voluntered to spend at least 6 hours a months with a parole. The lawyers were not given any specific instruction. The only rule was that they should not represent the man in court

Parolees were randonly assigned to:
0 normal parole supervision
1 parole supervision by a volunteer lawyer

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLS-c-sq-v-6-a DM = ns No effect on happiness