Happiness measure, code: O-DT-u-sq-v-7-c


Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life as a whole?
7 delighted
6 very pleased
5 pleased
4 mixed feelings
3 mostly dissatisfied
2 unhappy
1 terrible
  
Classification
Focus, O-DT Overall: Delighted vs Terrible life
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceOliver et al. (1996): study ZZ Western nations 1993
TitleQuality of Life and Mental Health Services.
PublicChronic mental patients, UK, USA, 1993-1994
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceRudolf & Priebe (1999): study DE 1994
TitleSubjective Quality of Life in Female In-Patients with a Depression: a Longitudional Study.
PublicFemale mental patients, Berlin, followed 6 month,199?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes