Happiness measure, code: M-AO-m-mq-v-5-a


Selfreport on 25 questions

A 20-item PANAS
To what extend do you feel this way right now in your life?
Aa nervous
Ab distressed
Ac afraid
Ad jittery
Ae irritable
Af upset
Ag scared
Ah exiled
Ai ashamed
Aj guilty
Ak hostile
Al active
Am determined
An inspired
Ao enthusiastic
Ap alert
Aq attentive
Ar proud
As strong
At interested

B 5-item Satisfaction with Life Scale (Diener)
Ba In most ways my life is close to ideal
Bb The conditions of my life are excellent
Bc I am satisfied with my life
Bd So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
Be If I could live my life over, I would change nothing

Answer options:
1 not at all
2 a little
3 moderately
4 quite a bit
5 very much

Computation: (Aa +..Ak) - (Al+.. At) + (Ba+ …Be)
  
Classification
Focus, M-AO Mixed: Affect + Overall
Time frame, m momentary (now)
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceDemir & Weitekamp (2007): study US 2007
TitleI am So Happy Cause Today I Found My Friend: Friendship and Personality as Predictors of Happiness.
PublicUniversity students, USA, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSheldon & Lyubomirsky (2006a): study US 2001
TitleAchieving Sustainable Gains in Happiness: Change Your Actions not Your Circumstances.
PublicPsychology students, USA, followed 12 weeks, 200?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSheldon & Lyubomirsky (2006a): study US 2001 /1
TitleAchieving Sustainable Gains in Happiness: Change Your Actions not Your Circumstances.
PublicPsychology students, USA, followed 12 weeks, 200?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes