Happiness measure, code: A-ASA-mp-mqr-v-10-a


Selfreport on 16 questions, repeated three times a day during at least 33 successive days (experience sampling)

How I feel now:
A Fullness vs. Emptiness of life ( how emotionally satisfying,
abundant or empty, your life felt today )
B Receptivity towards and Stimulation by the World ( how
interested and responsive you feel to what was going on
around you)
C Social Respect vs. Social Contempt ( how you feel about
other people regard you, or feel about you, today)
D Personal Freedom vs. External Constraint ( how much you
feel you are free or not free to do as you want)
E Harmony vs. Anger ( how well got along with, or how angry
you feel toward, other people )
F Sociability vs. Withdrawal (how socially outgoing or
withdrawn you feel now )
G Companionship vs. Being Isolated ( the extent to which
you feel emotionally accepted by, or isolated from other
people )
H Love and Sex ( the extent to which you feel loving and
tender or sexually frustrated and unloving )
I Present Work ( how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with
your work )
J Thought Processes ( how readily your ideas come and how
valuable they seem )
K Tranquility vs. Anxiety ( how calm or troubled you feel )
Impulse Expression vs. Self-restraint ( how expressive and
impulsive or internally restrained and controlled, you feel )
M Personal Moral Judgment (how self-approving or how
guilty, you feel )
N Self-confidence vs. feeling of Inadequacy ( how self-
assured and adequate or helpless and inadequate you
feel )
O Energy vs. Fatigue ( how energetic or tired and weary you
feel )
P Elation vs. Depression ( how elated or depressed, happy
or unhappy, you feel now )

Scoring: all items scored on 0 - 9 . (Rating scales not reported).
Summation: average

Name: Wessman & Rick's `Personal Feelings Scale'
  
Classification
Focus, A-ASA Affect: Average of Specific Affects
Time frame, mp last part of day
Mode, mqr multiple questions, repeated (number not reported)
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 10
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceTobacyk (1981): study US 1979
TitlePersonality Differentiation, Effectiveness of Personality Integration, and Mood in Female College Students.
PublicFemale undergraduate students, U.S.A., 198?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes