Happiness measure, code: A-CP-g-sq-v-7-a


Selfreport on single question:

"Check one of the following groups of adjectives which best describes you."
7 full of deep joy, excitedly happy, enthusiastic, thrilled
6 cheerful, successful, optimistic, lighthearted
5 satisfied, comfortable, life goes smoothly, peaceful
4 contented at times and at other times discontented, life has
both favorable and unfavorable features
3 restless, impatient, uncertain, dull, cross, confined
2 anxious, irritated, discouraged, disappointed, discontented
1 gloomy, miserable, a failure, no pleasure in anything
  
Classification
Focus, A-CP Affect: Cheerful Person
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceSymonds (1937): study US 1935
TitleHappiness as related to problems and interest.
PublicHigh school pupils and college students, USA, 193?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes