Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-a


Selfreport on single question:

"How satisfying are these different aspects of your life? Indicate the number which best suits your situation. Life as a whole is....."
1 very dissatisfying
2 dissatisfying
3 rather dissatisfying
4 rather satisfying
5 satisfying
6 very satisfying

This item was followed by eight questions on life domain satisfactions.
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 6
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAhlstrand & Bränholm (1998): study SE 1993
TitleActivity Performance, Life Satisfaction and Locus of Control in Young Women on Sick Leave.
Public30- aged women on sick leave, Sweden, 199?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBränholm & Degerman (1992): study SE 1990
TitleLife Satisfaction and Activity Preferences in Parents of Down's Syndrome Children.
PublicBiological parents of children with Down's syndrome, Norbotton County, Sweden, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBränholm & Degerman (1992): study SE 1990 /1
TitleLife Satisfaction and Activity Preferences in Parents of Down's Syndrome Children.
Public25-55 aged, general public, Umea, northern Sweden, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBränholm et al. (1991): study SE 1986
TitleOn Work and Life Satisfaction.
Public25-55 aged, vocationally actives, Umea, Northern Sweden, 1986/87
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceFugl-Meyer et al. (1991): study SE 1986
TitleHappiness and Domain-Specific Life Satisfaction in Adult Northern Swedes.
PublicAdults, general public, city of Umea, northern Sweden, 198?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceFugl-Meyer et al. (1991a): study SE 1984
TitleVocational Rehabilitation in Northern Sweden III. Aspects of Life Satisfaction.
PublicHandicapped referred for vocational rehabilitation,followed 2 years, Umea, Sweden, 1984-1986
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMansson et al. (1995): study SE 1990
TitleOn Life Satisfaction and Activity Preferences in Long-Term Survivors after Stroke.
PublicStroke patients and controls, Sweden 199?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceRyan & Dziurawiec (2001): study AU 1998
TitleMaterialism and Its Relationship to Life Satisfaction.
PublicAdults, Perth, Australia, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes