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Correlational findings

Study Allemand et al. (2013): study CH 2010

Public:
Elderly people with a serious and unresolved interpersonal transgression, Switzerland, 2010
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 78
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Foregiveness intervention
Our Classification
Remarks
randomisation intervention: control = 2:1
Distribution
1: n = 52
0: n = 26
Operationalization
Participants were randomly assigned to:
1. FORGIVENESS INTERVENTION.
The intervention consisted of two 3.5-hr psychoeducational group sessions and a time lag of 1 week between the two sessions.
Sessions were led by a psychologist and aimed at a. define forgiveness, b. recall the hurt, c. build empathy, d. acknowledge own offenses, e. commit to forgiveness and f. overcome unforgiveness.
0. WAITLIST CONTROL GROUP

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AB-cw-mq-nv-7-a DM = + ns                T0    T1    T2     T1-T0   T2-T0
Intervention   2,41  3,12  3,01   +0,71   +0,60
Control        2,83  3,09  2,77   +0,26   -0,06
-DIFFERENCE                       +0,45   +0,66
A-AB-cw-mq-nv-7-a D%sr = + ns                                   T1-T0   T2-T0
Intervention                      +5,9%   +5,0%
Control                           +2,2%   -0,5%
-DIFFERENCE                       +3,7%   +5,5%

Happiness was assessed at:
T0 = at baseline
T1 = at 2 weeks (post intervention)
T2 = at 4 weeks (follow-up)