Happiness measure, code: A-AB-cq-mq-v-2-a


Selfreport on 10 questions:

We would like to ask you some questions about how things have been going. Please answer 'yes' if a statement is true for you and 'no' if it does not apply to you. In the past months have you been feeling
A On top of the world?
B In high spirits
C Particular content with lige?
D Lucky?
E Bored?
F Very lonely or remote from people?
G Depressed or very unhappy?
H Flustered because you didn't know what was expected of you/
I Generally satisfied with the way your life has turned out?

Response options:
1 yes
0 no

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

MUNSH Affect Balance Scale
  
Classification
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, cq last quarter
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 2
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceKozma & Stones (1980): study CA 1975 /1
TitleThe Measurement of Happiness: Development of the Measurement of Happiness: Development of the Memorial University of Newfoundland Scale of Happiness (M.U.N.S.H.).
PublicEldery, living in old age home,New Foundland, Canada, 197?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMilman (1998): study US 1993
TitleThe Impact of Tourism and Travel Experience on Senior Travelers' Psychological Well-Being.
Public50+ aged, before and after holiday trip, USA 199?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes