Happiness measure, code: A-AB-mi-mq-n-7-a


Selfreport on 19 questions repeated 5 times a day

Degree to which one feel emotion at the moment (Full text of lead phrase not reported)
A happiness
B joy
C contentmrent
D exitement
E pride
F accomplishment
G interest
H amusement
I anger
J sadness
K fear
L disgust
M guilt
N embarasment
O shame
P anxiety
Q irritation
R frustration
S boredom

Rated
1 not at all
2
3
4
5
6
7 extremely

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E+F+G+H)/8 -(I+J+K+L+M+N+O+P+Q+R+S)/11
  
Classification
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, mi last instant
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceHershfield et al. (2013): study US San Francisco, California 1994
TitleWhen Feeling Bad Can Be Good: Mixed Emotions Benefit Physical Health Across Adulthood.
Public18+ aged, general public, San Francisco, California, United States, followed 10 years, 1994-2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHershfield et al. (2013): study US San Francisco, California 1994 /1
TitleWhen Feeling Bad Can Be Good: Mixed Emotions Benefit Physical Health Across Adulthood.
PublicAdults, San Francisco Bay Area, USA, followed 10 years 1994-2005.
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no