Happiness measure, code: M-ACO-c-mq-v-2-a


Selfreport on 7 questions:

Questions are indicative for contentment, good spirits, happiness and satisfaction with present status or condition.
(Full items not reported)

Response options:
no = 1
yes = 2

Summation:
On basis of these questions Ss were dichotomized in;
b emotionally satisfied
a not emotionally satisfied.
  
Classification
Focus, M-ACO Mixed: Affect + Contentment + Overall
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 2
  
Used in studies
  
ReferencePeretti & Wilson (1975): study US 1973
TitleVoluntary and Involuntary Retirement of Aged Males and Their Effect on Emotional Satisfaction, Usefulness, Self-Image, Emotional Stability and Interpersonal Relationships.
Public60-70 aged living in a retirement home, USA, 197?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes