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Studies

Froh et al. (2008): study US 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Froh, J.J.; Emmons, R.A.; Sefick, W. J.
Title:
Counting Blessing in Early Adolescents: An Experimental Study of Gratitude and Subjective Well-Being.
Source:
Journal of School Psychology, 2008, Vol. 46, 213 - 233

Investigation

Public:
12-17 aged participants in a gratitude exercise and controls, USA 2006
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 221
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How did you feel about your life-as-a-whole during the past few weeks?
-3  terrible
-2  
-1  
  0
+1
+2
+3  delighted


Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale' (modified version)
Classification:
O-DT-cm-sq-n-7-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction in past few weeks
Page in publication:
219

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gratitude increasing intervention Count blessings/curses
Gratitude training
Exercise
School
Mandatory
Actual changes in happiness
Mono sort
Multiple treatment moments
Reported gratitude in response to aid Thankful