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Studies

Allemand et al. (2013): study CH 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Allemand, M.; Hill, P.L.; Steiner, M.
Title:
Effects of a Forgiveness Intervention for Older Adults
Source:
Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2013, Vol. 60, 279 - 286

Investigation

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

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on 12 questions:

During the past few days, I felt:
a. disappointed
b. sad
c. anxious
d. worried
e. sluggish
f. exhausted
g. satisfied
h. happy
i. confident
j. hopeful
k. active
l. energetic

Rated
0 = strongly disagree
1
2
3
4
5
6 = strongly agree

Positive affect (PA) = (g+h+i+j+k+l)/6
Negative affect (NA) = (a+b+c+d+e+f)/6
Affect balance AB = PA-NA
Classification:
A-AB-cw-mq-nv-7-a
Author's label:
Positive and negative affect
Remarks:
Mean baseline score whole sample
Page in publication:
282
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -6 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.55

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Foregiveness intervention Support group with professional
Mono sort
On invitation, no pay
No particular setting, recruitment on interest
Forgiveness training