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Correlational findings

Study Osgood et al. (1990): study US 1986

Public:
Elderly participants in dance therapy and controls, USA 1986
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 72
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Dance therapy
Our Classification
Remarks
The dance and movement sessions followed a basic format that included warm-up exercises, theme development, and relaxation through imagery, guided fantasy, and massage.
Distribution
1: 37, 0; 35
Operationalization
1 Experimentals: Participatants in weekly creative dance and movement sessions.  These sessions, led by a trained dance professional, were conducted weekly over an 8-month  period
) controls matched on age, gender, race, and marital status

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-2-a DM = + ns              T1         T2          T2-T1
             M    SD    M    SD     M
experimental 0.89 0.31  0,95 0.22   +0.06 (ns)
control      0.91 0.28  0.83 0.22   -0.08 (05)
-difference -0.02      +0.12        +0.14
O-SLW-c-sq-v-2-a D%sr = + experimental                        + 6%
control                             - 8%
-difference                         +14%

T1: pretest
T2: posttest