Happiness measure, code: A-AOL-u-sq-n-101-a


Selfreport on single question:

How high or low is your level of wellbeing?
0 extremely low, utterly depressed, completely down
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
80
90
100 extremely high, feeling extatic joyous, fantastic

Adapted Fordyce Happiness Scale
  
Classification
Focus, A-AOL Affect: Average Overall Level
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 101
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceKasser & Ahuvia (2002): study SG 2000
TitleMaterialistic Values and Well-being in Business Students.
PublicBusiness students, Singapore, 2000
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceToussaint & Friedman (2009): study US 2004
TitleForgiveness, Gratitude and Well-Being: The Mediating Role of Affect and Beliefs.
PublicPsychotherapy outpatients, Philadelphia, USA, 2004
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes