Happiness measure, code: A-CP-g-rdv-v-5-a


Ratings of 'emotional tone' by mother, teachers and investigator on the basis of an interview with the child

A: Is S inclined to be most of the time?
- optimistic and cheerful or pessimistic and depressed

B: Is S . In mood?
Steady or fluctuating

Rated:
5 steadily optimistic
4 veriable tending to optimism
3 indifferent of fluctuating
2 variable tending to optimism
1 steadily pessimistic
  
Classification
Focus, A-CP Affect: Cheerful Person
Time frame, g generally
Mode, rdv rating by various
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceLivson & Peskin (1967): study US 1933
TitlePrediction of Adult Psychological Health in a Longitudinal Study.
Public5-16 aged, California, 1933
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes