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


Selfreport on 19 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.
Aa In most ways my life is close to ideal
Ab The conditions of my life are excellent
Ac I am satisfied with my life
Ad So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
Ae 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: Please think of what you have been doing and experiencing during the past 4 weeks. Then report how much you experienced the following feelings;
Ba proud
Bb +
Bc +
Bd +
Be +
Bf +
Bg angry
Bh shameful
Bi -
Bj -
Bk -
Bl -
Bm -
Bn -
+ = positive: item not reported
- = negative: item not reported
Rated:
1 very rarely or never
2 rarely
3 sometimes
4 often
5 very often or always
Name: Diener's Scale of Positive and negative Experience SPANE-B

Computation; (Aa+Ab+Ac+Ad+Ae)+(Ba+Bb+Bc+Bd+Be+Bf) -(Bg+Bh+Bi+Bj+Bk+Bl+Bm+Bn)/8

Names subscales:
A: Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)
B: Diener's Scale of Positive and negative Experience SPANE-B
  
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