Happiness measure, code: M-AO-c-mq-n-7-a


Selfreport on 10 questions:

A 8 questions about current mood
extent to which moods were experienced during the past few days (full text not reported}
a happy
b joyful
c pleased
d confident
e sad
f depressed
g frustrated
h anxious
Rated: 1 not at all 7 very frequently

B 2 questions on life satisfaction
a At present I am completely satisfied with my life
b In the near future a lot of things will have to change before I feel satisfied with my life
Rated: 1 completely disagree .. 7 completelt agree

Computation: (A+B)/2
  
Classification
Focus, M-AO Mixed: Affect + Overall
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBrunstein (1993): study DE 1988
TitlePersonal Goals and Subjective Well-Being: A Longitudinal Study.
PublicStudents, Germany, 1988, followed 14 weeks
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes