Happiness measure, code: M-TH-g-sq-v-5-a


Selfreport on single question:

Underline the sentence which comes nearest to the truth:
"I am ..........."
1 almost always unhappy
2 more often unhappy than happy
3 about as often happy as unhappy
4 more often happy then unhappy
5 almost always happy
  
Classification
Focus, M-TH Mixed: Time Happy
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceIisager (1948): study DK 1946
TitleFactors Contributing to Happiness among Danish College Students.
PublicAdult college students, Denmark, 1946-47
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes