Happiness measure, code: A-CP-g-fi-n-7-a


Selfreport in focused interview:

Rating of cheerfulness by interviewer on the basis of an extensive interview.

Rating options:
7 cheerful
6
5
4
3
2
1 gloomy
  
Classification
Focus, A-CP Affect: Cheerful Person
Time frame, g generally
Mode, fi focussed interview
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceMussen et al. (1980): study US 1930
TitleContinuity and Change in Womens Characteristics over Four Decades.
PublicMothers, followed from age 30 to 70, Berkeley, USA, 1930-70
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes