Happiness measure, code: A-AB-cw-mq-n-5-b


Selfreport on 12 questions:

..how frequent one experienced moods in the past week..
A happy
B joyful
C contented
D cheerful
E pleasant
F elated
G frustrated
H sad
I depressed
J dissatisfied
K gloomy
L dejected

Rated 1: scarcely 5: very frequently

Summation: (A+B+C+D+ E+ F) - (G+H+I+J+K+L)

Name: adapted from UWIST mood adjective checklist (Mathews et. al. 1990)
  
Classification
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBrunstein et al. (1998): study DE 1993 /1
TitlePersonal Goals and Emotional Well-Being: The Moderating Role of Motive Dispositions.
PublicUniversity students, Germany, 199?, followed 4 month
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes