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Correlational findings

Study Coote & MacLeod (2012): study GB 2009

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-g DM = + Treatment (vs control)
              Happiness LEVEL  Happiness CHANGE
                T1      T2       T2-T1
Intervention   -7.1    -0.3       +6.8
Controls       -9.6    -9.7       -0.1
Difference                        +6.9

Happiness assessed at:
T1 Pre-intervention
T2 After completion of GAP intervention group
A-BW-g-mq-v-5-g D%sr = +                                   +8,6% A-BW-g-mq-v-5-g DM = + p < .01 Change in treated group:
Happiness LEVEL               Happiness CHANGE
T1      T2       T3           T2-T1     T3-T1
-10,1   +0,6    -0.6          +10,7     +9,5

Happiness assessed at:
T1 Pre-intervention
T2 After completion of GAP intervention
T3 At 5 weeks follow-up
A-BW-g-mq-v-5-g D%sr = +                                +13,4%   +11,9% O-Sum-u-mq-n-7-a DM = +2.3 Treatment (vs control)
              Happiness LEVEL  Happiness CHANGE
                T1      T2       T2-T1
Intervention    9.6     12.3      +2.7
Controls       10.5     10.9      +0.4
Difference                        +2.3

Happiness assessed at:
T1 Pre-intervention
T2 After completion of GAP intervention group
O-Sum-u-mq-n-7-a DM = +2.5 Change in treated group:
Happiness LEVEL               Happiness CHANGE
T1      T2       T3           T2-T1     T3-T1
10.3   12.8    12.8           +2.5      +2.5

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 D%sr = Treatment (vs control)
              Happiness LEVEL  Happiness CHANGE
                T2-T1       T3-T1
Intervention    + 11,2%      + 10,4%
Controls        +  1,7%
Difference      +  9,5%

Happiness assessed at:
T1 Pre-intervention
T2 After completion of GAP intervention group