Happiness measure, code: M-AO-cm-mq-*-0-a


Selfreport on 11 questions

A Selfreport on life satisfaction on five questions
a In most ways my life is close to ideal
b The conditions of my life are excellent
c I am satisfied with my life
d So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
e If I could live my life over, I would change nothing
Answers rated: 7 strongly agree ...1 strongly disagree
(Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale, SWLS)

B Selfreport of mood on 6 questions
How often, in percent of waking time, did you feel..?
a joy
b satisfied
c happy
d frustrated
e fainthearted
f worried
Positive Affect (a+b+c), Negative Affect (d+e+f)


Summation: SWLS + PA -NA. Expressed in z-scores
  
Classification
Focus, M-AO Mixed: Affect + Overall
Time frame, cm last month, last few weeks
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, * Different rating scales combined Range = 0
  
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