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Studies

Goldwurm et al. (2003): study IT 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Goldwurm, G.F.; Baruffi, M.; Colombo, E.
Title:
Improving Subjective Well-Being for the Promotion of Health: The Milan Project.
Source:
Homeostasis, 2003, Vol. 42, 157 - 162

Investigation

Public:
Participants in a happiness training, Italy, 2001
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 80
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on three questions:

'On the average, what percentage of the time d you feel….…' (percentages must add up to 100%)
1  happy
2  unhappy
3  neutral

Name: Fordyce % happy scale
Variant: % unhappy
Classification:
A-TH-g-mq-th%-101-ab
Author's label:
Happiness Measures
Remarks:
% Happy      M =  51.33  SD =19.38
% Neutral     M =  30.70  SD = 18.89
% Unhappy  M = 17.98   SD =12.79
Page in publication:
160/161

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Happiness Measures Current nation of residence ED Patients Eating disorder (f50) Efffect of happiness training Enlightenment + excercises
Actual changes in happiness
School
Course, class, training group
Mixed educational methods