Happiness measure, code: A-AB-mp-mqr-n-5-a


Selfreport on 8 questions repeated every second day during 2 weeks:

..how frequent one experienced in the past half day..
A happy
B joyful
C contented
D cheerful
E frustrated
F sad
G depressed
H dissatisfied

Rated 1: scarcely 5: very frequently

Summation: (A+B+C+D) - (E+F+G+H)

Name: adapted from UWIST mood adjective checklist (Mathews et. al. 1990)
  
Classification
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, mp last part of day
Mode, mqr multiple questions, repeated (number not reported)
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBrunstein et al. (1998): study DE 1993
TitlePersonal Goals and Emotional Well-Being: The Moderating Role of Motive Dispositions.
PublicUniversity students, Erlangen, Germany,199?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes