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Correlational findings

Study Balkin (1968): study US 1964

Public:
40-50 aged, female therapy clients, followed 4 weeks, USA 196?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 100
Non Response:
Assessment:
Diary
Feelings over a period of four weeks were asessed with the Personal Feeling Scales of Wessman and Ricks.

Correlate

Authors's label
Psycho-therapy
Our Classification
Operationalization
A: pre-therapy therapy seekers
B: post-therapy therapy clients
C: non-therapy (controls)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a DM = + A: Therapy seekers before start  M = 3.68  
B: Therapy clients after therapy M = 5.60
C: Non-Therapy controls          M = 5.69
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a t. = 12.7 p < .001 A A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a t. = 13.1 p < .001 A A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a t. = 0.56 p < .001 B