Happiness measure, code: O-SLP-cm-sq-v-6-a


Selfreport on single question:

"How happy, satisfied or pleased have you been with your personal life during the past month? Please circle the number for the one answer that comes closest to the way you have been feeling."

1 extremely happy, could not have been more satisfied or
pleased
2 very happy most of the time
3 generally satisfied, pleased
4 sometimes fairly satisfied, sometimes fairly unhappy
5 generally dissatisfied, unhappy
6 very dissatisfied, unhappy most of the time



Item in Davies et al (1988) 'Rand Mental Health Inventory'
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLP Overall: Satisfaction with Personal Life
Time frame, cm last month, last few weeks
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 6
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceArdelt (2003a): study US 1997
TitleEmperical Assessment of a Three Dimensional Wisdom Scale.
Public55+ aged, USA, North-Central Florida, 1997
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no