Happiness measure, code: O-Sum-g-fi-n-7-a


Selfreport in focused interview:

Content-analysis of tapes of interviews which focused on present state. Happiness-contentment was rated by three independent judges

Rating options:
1 no satisfaction expressed in interview
2
3
4 mild contentment
5
6
7 expression of overall joy in living

Summation: scores were summed
Possible range: 3 to 21










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Classification
Focus, O-Sum Overall: Summed overall appraisals
Time frame, g generally
Mode, fi focussed interview
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies