Findings on happiness in Osgood et al. (1990): study US 1986

Author(s)Osgood, N.J.; Orchowsky, S.; Smith Meyers, B.
TitleThe Impact of Creative Dance and Movement Training on the Life Satisfaction of Older Adults: An Exploratory Study
SourceThe Journal of Applied Gerontology, 1990, Vol. 9, 255-265
PublicElderly participants in dance therapy and controls, USA 1986
 65+ adults, experimental (M=73,5) and control group (M=72,2) similar
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability self-selected
 Participants from 4 sites volunteered
Respondents N =72
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Overall, how satisfied are you with your life today? Would you say you are 2 satisfied 1 not satisfied
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication261
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