Happiness measure, code: A-AB-c-mq-n-6-a


Selfreport on 10 questions

shortterm affective states ( lead item not reported)
A happy
B joyful
C enjoyment/fun
E pleased
F enthusiastic
G angry
H depressed/blue
I anxious
J frustrated
K unhappy

Rated: 1 not at a to 6 extremely so

Computation: (A+B+C+D+F)/5 - (G+H+I+J+K)/5
  
Classification
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 6
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceRhoads & Raymond (1981): study US Arizona 1979
TitleQuality of Life and the Competent Community.
PublicAdults, Phoenix, Arizona, USA,1979
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes