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Feicht et al. (2013): study DE 2012

Publication

Author(s):
Feicht, T.; Esch, T.; Wittmann, M.
Title:
Evaluation of a Seven-Week Web-Based Happiness Training to Improve Psychological Well-Being, Reduce Stress, and Enhance Mindfulness and Flourishing: A Randomized Controlled Occupational Health Study.
Source:
Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2013, No. 676953, 1 - 14

Investigation

Public:
Participants happiness training and controls, , 2012, followed 12 weeks, Germany
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 101
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
The intervention group underwent a happiness training at work and at home. 3 time points: T0= Before intervention T1= After interventiuon T2= Follow-up (after 4 weeks) This means that there were 2 groups who filled out a questionnaire 3 times , plus 2 subgroups of whom were saliva and ANT* taken at T0 and T1. *Attention Network Test, (Fan,J. et al. 2002)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on sigle question:

How happy are you right now?
6 happy face
5
4
3
2
1  unhappy face
Classification:
O-HL-m-sq-f-6-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Happiness mean Intervention Group at T0.
Happiness mean Control Group at T0= 3,81; s.d.= 1,41
Page in publication:
5
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.76
SD:
1.01
Full text:
Selfreport on single question

How satisfied are you right now?
1  very unhappy face
2
3
4
5
6  very happy face
Classification:
M-FH-m-sq-f-6-b
Author's label:
Satisfaction
Remarks:
Happiness mean Intervention Group at T0.
Happiness mean Control Group at T0= 3,68; s.d.= 1,54
Page in publication:
5,7
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.80
SD:
1.00

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Happiness training Multiple sorts
On invitation, no pay
Work
Exercise
Actual changes in happiness
Online intervention
Multiple treatment moments