Happiness measure, code: M-ACO-c-mq-v-4-a


Selfreport on 6 questions.

A On the whole, life gives me a lot of pleasure
B On the whole, I am very satisfied with my way of life today
C Things just keep getting worse and worse for me as I get older
D All in all, I find a great deal of happiness in life today
E I have a lot to be sad about
F Nothing ever turns out for me the way I want it to.

Response options;
4 strongly agree
3
2
1 strongly disagree
  
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 = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceLee & Ihinger-Tallman (1980): study US Washington 1975
TitleSibling Interaction and Morale: The Effects of Family Relations on Older Family.
Public60+ aged, Washington State, USA, 1975
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes