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Correlational findings

Study Van Agteren et al. (2021a): study AU 2016

Public:
Participants in a meaning training,,Australia and New Zealand, 202?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 413
Non Response:
280
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's Label
MLQ: Presence
Our Classification
Remarks
Five items taken from Meaning in life questionaire (MLQ:Steger et al 2006)
Distribution
control group:
Mean = 4.52, SD = 1.42
Treated group;
Mean = 4.57, SD= 1.45
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Selfreport on 5 questions on presence of meaning in life
a. I understand my life has a meaning
b. My life has a clear sense of purpose.
c. I have a good sense of what makes my life meaningful
d. I have discovered a satisfying life purpose.
e. My life has no clear purpose
Rated
1: absolutely untrue
.
.
7: absolutely true

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-cw-mq-v-5-b r = + p < .00 Pre-intervention
- Positive affect r = +.65 (00)
- Negative affect r = -.44(00)
A-BW-cw-mq-v-5-b r = + p < .00 Post-intervention
- Positive affect r = +.69 (00)
- Negative affect r = -.48 (00)

Correlations with affect balance are not reported but should be positive and significant