- University community members participating in happiness training, USA, 200?
- Survey name:
- Unnamed study
- N = 180
- Non Response:
1st assessment in laboratory, follow-up assessments via the internet
- Authors's Label
- Happiness attitude at baseline
- Our Classification
- Mean score, assessed at baseline 3.25 (SD 0.65)
- Self report on 13 items that cover four types of attitudes about happiness change:
(a) Happiness might be difficult to change
(b) Pursuing happiness is maladaptive
© Happiness is personally undeserved
(d) Happiness is an inappropriate goal.
All items scored from 1 (no agreement) to 5 (much agreement). Scores on negative items were recoded.
Observed Relation with Happiness
r +.45 +.44 +.49 +.38
Happiness assessed at:
T2 2 months follow-up
T3 4 months follow-up
T4 6 months follow-up