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Correlational findings

Study Coote & MacLeod (2012): study GB

Public:
Depressed adults, United Kingdom, 200?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 55
Non Response:
69%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Self-help Positive Goal-focused intervention
Our Classification
Operationalization
Participants were randomly assigned to

1 GAP INTERVENTION Participants were sent the Goal Setting and Planning (GAP) manual to work through individually over 5 weeks. The focus is on developing positive goals to improve well-being. Part 1 of the manual introduces the concepts of well-being, goals and plans. Part 2 consists of identifying obstacles to achieving goals and solutions to overcoming them. Part 3 explains how to maintain progress by continuing to use the techniques in GAP.

0 WAITING LIST. Participants received the GAP manual 5 weeks later, when the intevention group had completed the manual.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-g-mq-v-5-b DM = + TREATMENT VS CONTROL
                   T1     T2      T2-T1   
Intervention       -7.1   -0.3    +6.8
Controls           -9.6   -9.7    -0.1
Difference                        +6.9
A-BW-g-mq-v-5-b D%sr = +                                   +8,6%

Happiness assessed at:
T1 Pre-intervention
T2 After completion of GAP intervention group
A-BW-g-mq-v-5-b DM = + p < .01 CHANGE WITHIN INTERVENTION GROUP

T1      T2       T3           T2-T1     T3-T1
-10,1   +0,6    -0.6          +10,7     +9,5
A-BW-g-mq-v-5-b D%sr = +                                +13,4%   +11,9%

Happiness assessed at:
T1 Pre-intervention
T2 After completion of GAP intervention
T3 At 5 weeks follow-up
O-Sum-u-mq-n-7-a DM = + INTERVENTION VS CONTROL
             
                T1      T2       T2-T1
Intervention    9.6     12.3      +2.7
Controls       10.5     10.9      +0.4
Difference                        +2.3
O-Sum-u-mq-n-7-a D%sr = +                                  +9,5%

Happiness assessed at:
T1 Pre-intervention
T2 After completion of GAP intervention group
O-Sum-u-mq-n-7-a DM = + CHANGE WITHIN INTERVENTION GROUP

T1      T2       T3           T2-T1     T3-T1
10.3   12.8    12.8           +2.5      +2.5
O-Sum-u-mq-n-7-a D%sr = +                              +10,4%     +10,4%
Happiness assessed at:
T1 Pre-intervention
T2 After completion of GAP intervention
T3 At 5 weeks follow-up