Happiness measure, code: A-BD1-md-mqr-n-7-a


Daily self report of mood on 15 questions;

How much of each mood did you experience today?
A Exited
B Interested
C Enthusiastic
D Happy
E Relaxed
F Bored
G Sad
H Lonely
I Frustrated
J Anxious
K Disgusted
L Angry
M Afraid

0 not at all
1
2
3
4
5
6 extremely much

Summation: mean A+B+C+D+E minus mean F+ G+H+I+J+K+L+M
  
Classification
Focus, A-BD1 Affect: Balance (Diener's 8 item index)
Time frame, md last day
Mode, mqr multiple questions, repeated (number not reported)
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceZelenski & Larsen (2000): study US 1995
TitleThe Distribution of Basic Emotions in Every Day Life: A State and Trait Perspective from Experience Sampling Data.
PublicUniversity students, USA, followed 28 days, 199?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no