PSY324 Lecture 19
Which statement about a meta-analysis of positive psychology intervention studies is INCORRECT?
A. It showed a positive effect on well-being measures.
B. It showed that they can reduce depression.
C. It may overestimate effectiveness because it seemed to be biased.
D. It showed that interventions do not work for people with mild symptoms of depression.
E. It showed that interventions seem to be as effective as more expensive treatments such as
E comparision of effect size showed that they were just about effective. So not E
“Well-Being For Public”
Diener, Lucas, Schimmack, & Helliwell (2009).
“Societies need subjective indicators of well-being to aid policy makers and ordinary citizens in making
decisions” (p. 3)
“We demonstrate that subjective indicators of well-being greatly augment the information provided by