Happiness measure, code: O-V-c-oq-n-5-a


Selfreport on open quesntion:

Describe how your life is going, in general at the present time

Responses rated nagative/ positive taking into account intensity of positive and negative mentions as well as the ratio of positive to negative mentions.
1 negative
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3
4
5 positive
  
Classification
Focus, O-V Overall: Various items
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, oq open questioning
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceLehman et al. (1987): study US 1983
TitleLong-Term Effects of Losing a Spouse or Child in a Motor Vehicle Crash.
PublicBereaved and controls, USA, 1983
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLehman et al. (1987): study US 1983 /1
TitleLong-Term Effects of Losing a Spouse or Child in a Motor Vehicle Crash.
PublicBereaved and controls, USA, 1983
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes