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Correlational findings

Study Drozd et al. (2014a): study NO 2010

Public:
Participants in happiness training, Norway, 2010
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 206
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's Label
Better Days Internet-Based Positive Psychology Intervention
Our Classification
Distribution
1: N = 112, 0: N = 94
Operationalization
Participants were randomly assigned to:
1. BETTER DAYS INTERVENTION. Fully automated internet-based intervention, based on positive psychology with 13 sessions within four weeks. Each session was designed to take about 10 minutes to complete. Emails were sent three times a week as reminders to use the intervention.Sessions focus on gratitude, engageent, character strenghts, acts of kindness, mastery and reattribution, optimism, adaptation and attribution and stress and mindfulness.
0 WAITLIST CONTROL

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-cw-mq-n-7-c b = +.07 p < .01 b for treatment x time effect and adjusted for
treatment, time,gender, age, education, acquaintance and interaction effects.

Participants in the Better Days group showed significant increases in affect balance over time compared to the controls.

Happiness assessed at
- baseline
- 1 month
- 2 months
- 6 months