Happiness measure, code: C-RG-c-mq-v-7-a


Selfreport on 15 questions

Participants first listed 15 personal strivings, described as "an objective that you are typically trying to attain". Examples were provided (e.g. "trying to be physically attractive"). Participants were told that the strivings could refer to something that is typically approached or sought after (e.g. "trying to do well in school") or something that is typically avoided or prevented (e.g trying to avoid being dependent on my boyfriend). Subsequent to listing their personal striving participants rated how important each was to them. Finally participants rated how succesful they have been in accomplishing each of these personal strivings in the recent past.
1 extremely unsuccesful
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7 extremely sucessful

Summation: mean of the 15 success ratings
  
Classification
Focus, C-RG Contentment: Realization of Goals
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
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