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Studies

Fernros et al. (2008): study SE 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Fernros, L.; Furhoff, A.; Wändell, P.E.
Title:
Improving Quality of Life using Compound Mind-Body Therapies: Evaluation of a Course Intervention with Body Movement and Breath Therapy, Guided Imagery, Chakra Experiencing and Mindfulness Meditation.
Source:
Quality of Life Research, 2008, Vol. 17, 367 - 376

Investigation

Public:
Poor health participants in a course of mind-body therapies, Sweden, 2000-2001
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 152
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Assessed at baseline and at 6 months follow-up

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 12 questions:

Do you agree or disagree with the following statements concerning your feelings during the last week?
A  My time has been filled with things meaningful to me
B  I have felt liked
C  I have felt nervous
D  I have felt tense
E  I have felt down
F  I have felt I have much to look forward to
G I have felt harmony
H  I have felt emotionally stable
I   I have felt sad
J  I have felt impatient and restless
K I have felt annoyed
L  I have felt lighthearted

Rated:
4  completely agree
3  partly agree
2  partly disagree
1  completely disagree

Computation: (A+B+F+G+H+L) - (C+D+E+I+J+K)
Possible range -18 to +18. Transformed to range 0-100

Name: Swedish Health-Related Quality of Life Survey (SWED-QUAL) Part 4 'Your feelings'
Classification:
A-AB-cw-mq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Emotional well-being
Remarks:
Treated before treatment
Page in publication:
371
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 100 On range 0-10
Mean:
50.50

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Health self-management course Health management training (rehabilitation)
Meditation, mindfullness
Actual changes in happiness
Alternative treatment
Multiple sorts
Voluntary, unsolicited
Care
Current meditation