Happiness measure, code: A-BD1-mi-mqr-v-7-a


Selfreport of momentary mood on 9 questions

Please indicate how much of each emotion just before the beeper went off
A happy
B depressed, blue
C joyful
D pleased
E frustrated
F angry, hostile
G enjoyment, fun
H worried, anxious
I unhappy

Answer options:
0 not at all
1
2
3
4
5
6 extremely much

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

Name: Diener's 'Daily Mood scale'
  
Classification
Focus, A-BD1 Affect: Balance (Diener's 8 item index)
Time frame, mi last instant
Mode, mqr multiple questions, repeated (number not reported)
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
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