Happiness measure, code: A-AB-cw-mq-v-4-g


Selfreport on 13 questions

How often in the past week did you feel..
A happy
B you were as good as others
C hopeful about the future
E that you were enjoying life
F that your life had been a failure
G you could not shake off blues
H depressed
I that people were unfriendly
J that people disliked you
K had vrying spells
L felt bothered about things

Rated
1
2
3
4
Scale labels not reported

Computation: (A+B+C+D)/4 - (E+F+G+H+I+J+K)/9

Selection from Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D)
  
Classification
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
Used in studies