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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
Trainings for multiple mental skills