Happiness measure, code: O-DT-u-sq-f-7-a


Selfreport on single question:

Which face comes closest to expressing feeling about life as a whole?
7 delighted
6 very satisfying
5 satisfying
4 mixed
3 dissatisfying
2 very dissatisfying
1 terrible
- No opinion



Name: Andrews & Withey's "Delighted-Terrible Scale" (modified
version)
  
Classification
Focus, O-DT Overall: Delighted vs Terrible life
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, f faces scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBaruffol et al. (1995): study BE 1992
TitleLife Satisfaction as a Mediator between Distressing Events and Neurotic Impairment in a General Population.
PublicAdults, community, Belgium, 1990-1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBowling & Farquhar (1993a): study GB London 1989
TitleThe Health and Well-being of Jewish People Aged 65 to 85 Years Living at Home in the East End of London.
Public65-85 aged, East End of London, 1989
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceForti & Huyg (1983): study US Louisiana 1977
TitleA Documented Evaluation of Primary Prevention through Consultation.
PublicCatholic nuns, re-organized cloister, followed 4 years, Louisiana, USA, 1977-1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSuhail & Chaudhry (2004): study PK 2000
TitlePredictors of Subjective Well-Being in an Eastern Muslim Culture.
Public16-80 aged, general public, Lahore, Pakistan, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes