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Correlational findings

Study Cerezo et al. (2014): study ES 2007

Public:
Breast cancer patients, Spain, 2007-2011
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 175
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's Label
Positive Psychology Group Intervention
Our Classification
Remarks
After the experimental group intervention concluded, the wait-list group was administered the psychological intervention for the same amount of time as the experimental group (14 weeks),
Distribution
1: N =87, 0: N = 88
Operationalization
Participants were randomly assigned to:
1. POS. PSYCH. GROUP INTERVENTION.
14 two-hour sessions, once a week to groups of 10-15 women. Techniques were based on reactivation, repair and enhancement of psychological strengths. Techniques used were psychoeducation, mindfulness, relaxation, socialsupport meetings, communication skills training, pleasant activities, role playing, cognitive restructuration, group discussion, humor enhancement, meditation, gratitude, and guided imagery.
0. CONTROL (WAITLIST)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BMr-cm-mqr-v-5-a DM = + p < .001                          T0      T1      T1-T0
Intervention             3,53    12,78   +9,25 Control                  3,24     2,84   -0,40
- DIFFERENCE                             +9,65
A-BMr-cm-mqr-v-5-a D%sr = + p < .001                                          T1-T0
Intervention                             +19,3%
Control                                  - 0,8%
- DIFFERENCE                             +20,1%

Happiness assessed at:
T0 = Baseline (Pre-test 1)
T1 = Post Intervention (post-test) / Post waitlist (pre-test 2)

- Similar effects were observed in control group after participation in intervention: affect increased with 19,4%