Happiness measure, code: M-AO---mq-v-7-b


Selfreport on 11 questions:

A Using the 1-7 scale below, indicate your agreement with each of the items by placing the appropriate number on the line preceding that item. Please be open and honest in your responding.
a In most ways my life is close to ideal
b The conditions of my life are excellent
c I am satisfied with my life
d So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
e If I could live my life over again, I would change nothing
Answers rated:
7 strongly agree
6 agree
5 slightly agree
4 neither agree nor disagree
3 slightly disagree
2 disagree
1 strongly disagree
Name: Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)

B Indicate how often you have felt this way during the past 6 months:
a positive
b pleasant
c good
d negative
e unpleasant
f bad
Answer options:
1 almost never
2
3
4
5
6
7 almost always
Affect Balance (ABS): (a+b+c) - (d+e+f) Name: Schimmack Hedonic Balance Scale

Computation: latent variable from A, Babc and B def
  
Classification
Focus, M-AO Mixed: Affect + Overall
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies