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Correlational findings

Study Emmons & McCullough (2003): study US 1998 /2

Public:
Medical patients in Gratitude exercise, USA 1998
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 65
Non Response:
Assessment:
Diary
21 daily experience rating forms, to be completed at the end of the day

Correlate

Authors's label
Happiness training: Gratitude exercises.
Our Classification
Remarks
1: Gratitude condition: "There are many things in our lives, both large and small, that we we may grateful about.Think over the past week and write downon the lines below uo to five things in your life that you are gratfeul for" . 0. Control condition: in which patients only completed the affect, well-being, and global appraisal each day.
Operationalization
Patients were randomly assigned to one of two conditions
1.Gratitude condition (N = 33)
0.Control condition.    (N = 32)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks A-AB-cw-mqr-v-5-a AoV = + p < .05 Experimental, Longitudinal Average happiness during the 3 week intervention.
Happiness before intervention not reported.
                   Factor scores
                   Positive   Negative  Affect
                   affect     affect    balance
1. Gratitude group:  +0,35    -0.26     +
0. Control group:    -0,25    +0.26     0
Difference                              +
O-DT-c-sq-v-7-a DM = + p < .01 Experimental, Longitudinal 1. Gratitude group:          5.54
0. Control group:            4,80
Difference:                 +0,74
O-DT-c-sq-v-7-a D%sr = + none Difference:                +12,3%