Happiness measure, code: A-BBr-g-mq-v-5-b


Selfreport on 2 questions:

A. "How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life? Would you say.......?"
5 ver often
4 fairly often
3 occasionally
2 rarely
1 never

B. "How often do you feel downcast or dejected? Would you say....."
1 very often
2 fairly often
3 occasionally
4 rarely
5 never

Summation: Average A + B

Name: Brenner's `Two Component Quality of Affect Scale'
  
Classification
Focus, A-BBr Affect: Balance (Brenner's index)
Time frame, g generally
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBrenner (1975a): study US Washington County, Maryland 1973
TitleQuality of Affect and Self-Evaluated Happiness.
Public18+ aged, general public, Washington County, Maryland, USA, 1973-1974
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes