Happiness measure, code: O-SLC-g-fi-v-7-a


Selfreport in focused interview:

Content analysis of tapes of a focused interview by three independent raters. `Sense of life satisfaction' was scored on a seven-point scale.

Rating options;
1 deep regret for the course of life
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3
4
5
6
7 complete satisfaction with one's life, no regret

Scores of raters were averaged.
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLC Overall: Satisfaction with Life-Course
Time frame, g generally
Mode, fi focussed interview
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceLevy (1978): study US 1977
TitleSome Determinants of Temporal Experience in the Retired and its Correlates.
Public52-74 aged white male retirees, from two universities Mid-West U.S.A. 1977
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes