Happiness measure, code: M-AO---mq-*-9-a


Selfreport on 13 questions:

A In general, how satisfied are you with your life?
10 very high satisfation
:
0 very low satisfaction
B During the past 30 days, how much of the time did you feel ..?
a so sad nothing could cheer you up
b nervous
c restless or fidgety
d hopeless
e that everything was an effort
f worthless
g cheerful
h in good spirits
i extremely happy
j calm and peaceful
k satisfied
l full of life
Computation: (g+h+i+j+k+l) - ( a+b+c+d+e+f)
Name: Mroczek & Kolarz (1998) Affect Balance Scale

Computation (A+B)/2.
  
Classification
Focus, M-AO Mixed: Affect + Overall
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, * Different rating scales combined Range = 9
  
Used in studies