Happiness measure, code: A-ASA-m-mq-v-3-a


Selfreport on 7 questions:

Below is a list of words describing moods and feelings. Indicate how each of these words applies to how you feel now.
A Contented
B Calm
C Happy
D Pleased
E Satisfied
F Cheerful
G Good

Rating options (same for all items):
1 not at all
2 somewhat or slightly
3 mostly or generally

Name: Happiness subscale of Ryman et al (1974) Mood Questionnaire (MQ)
  
Classification
Focus, A-ASA Affect: Average of Specific Affects
Time frame, m momentary (now)
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBiersner et al. (1976): study US 1971
TitleMood Scales as Predictors of Discharge and Sick Call Visits during Basic Military Training.
PublicNavy recruits, USA, 1971
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceRyman et al. (1974): study US 1970
TitleReliabilities and Validities of the Mood Questionnaire.
PublicNavy recruits, USA, 1971
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes