Happiness measure, code: A-AB-cm-mq-v-6-d


Selfreport on 5 questions:

In the past month, can you indicate how often you experienced the feelings described below?
A: How often did you feel nervous?
B: How often did you feel so down that nothing could cheer you up?
C: How often did you feel calm and contented?
D: How often did you feel down and depressed?
E: How often did you feel happy?

Rated:
6: constantly
5: usually
4: often
3: sometimes
2: seldom
1: never

Computation: (C+E)/2 - (A+B+D)/3
  
Classification
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, cm last month, last few weeks
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 6
  
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