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Correlational findings

Study Fernros et al. (2008): study SE 2000

Public:
Poor health participants in a course of mind-body therapies, Sweden, 2000-2001
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 152
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Assessed at baseline and at 6 months follow-up

Correlate

Authors's label
Health self-management course
Our Classification
  • HAPPINESS: CAREER Actual happiness-career (assessed in follow-up) Actual changes in happiness
  • HEALTH: PSYCHOLOGICAL TREATMENT Training for mental growth (positive psychology) Nature of positive psychological treatments Health management training (rehabilitation)
  • HEALTH: PSYCHOLOGICAL TREATMENT Training for mental growth (positive psychology) Happiness training Meditation, mindfullness
  • HEALTH: PSYCHOLOGICAL TREATMENT Mode of positive psychological treatment Multiformity in nature of positive psychological interventions Multiple sorts
  • HEALTH: PSYCHOLOGICAL TREATMENT Mode of positive psychological treatment Recruitment of participants Voluntary, unsolicited
  • HEALTH: PSYCHOLOGICAL TREATMENT Mode of positive psychological treatment Setting of positive psychological treatment Care
  • HEALTH: TREATMENT MEDICAL Technique(s) of medical treatment Alternative treatment
  • MEDITATION Current meditation
Operationalization
1 TREATMENT. Participation in a 7-day (14h a day) training in health self-management. The course consisted of body movement and breath therapy, guided imagery, chakra experiencing and mindfulness meditation.
 
 0. CONTROLS. Attended the same course 1-3 years ago

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AB-cw-mq-v-4-a DM = + Happiness     LEVEL           CHANGE
               T1     T2       T2-T1
 TREATMENT     50.5   68.1     +17.6  (001)
 CONTROLS      70.6   71.5     + 0.9  (ns)
 -difference                   +16.7
A-AB-cw-mq-v-4-a D%sr = + TREATMENT                     +17.6 %
 CONTROLS                      + 0.9 %
 -difference                   +16.7 %
                           
 Happiness assessed at
 T1: start of the course
 T2: 6 months follow-up