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Correlational findings

Study Neumeier et al. (2017): study ZZ 2014

Public:
Employees, multiple countries, 2014
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 303
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's Label
Well-Being Interventions
Our Classification
Remarks
Participants of the two intervention programmes were emailed Questionnaire 2 after completion of the seventh exercise (on average, participants in the intervention conditions completed this questionnaire 13 days after they completed the baseline questionnaire). Participants in the wait list condition were automatically emailed the invitation to Questionnaire 2 14 days after baseline questionnaire.
Distribution
1A: n = 144 (90 analyzed)
1B: n = 143 (85 analysed)
0:    n = 144 (128 analysed)
Operationalization
Participants were randomly assigned to:
1A: PERMA INTERVENTION.
(PERMA is acronym for Positive emotions, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning, Accomplishment). Participants received links to instructions for 7 exercises on a daily basis, the next link to be sent when the preceding exercise had been completed. Exercises were: practicing gratude, savouring the moment, you at your best, random acts of kindness, visualizing your best possible self, wearing a smile and brainstorming meaningfulness.
1B: GRATITUDE INTERVENTION
Participants  received links to instructions for 7 gratitude exercises on a daily basis, the next link to be sent when the preceding exercise had been completed.
0: CONTROL CONDITION = waitlist

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e DM = + p < .01                           T0     T1      T1-T0
PERMA                     7,93   8,31    +0,38
Gratitude                 8,21   8,53    +0,32
Control                   8,02   8,00    -0,02

PERMA vs Control                         +0,40
Gratitude vs Control                     +0,34
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e D%sr = + p < .01                                          T1-T0
PERMA                                    +3,8%
Gratitude                                +3,2%
Control                                  -0,2%

PERMA vs Control                         +4,0%
Gratitude vs Control                     +3,4%
A-AB-cw-mq-n-11-a DM = + p < .01                           T0     T1      T1-T0
PERMA                     7,99   8,35    +0,36
Gratitude                 8,21   8,73    +0,52
Control                   7,95   7,81    -0,14

PERMA vs Control                         +0.50
Gratitude vs Control                     +0,66
A-AB-cw-mq-n-11-a D%sr = + p < .01                                          T1-T0
PERMA                                    +3,6%
Gratitude                                +5,2%
Control                                  -1,4%

PERMA vs Control                         +5,0%
Gratitude vs Control                     +6,6%



Happiness measured at:
T0 = baseline
T1 = post intervention

Separate scores on Life Satisfaction and PANAS Affect Balance provided by authors;theoretical scale ranges 1-11