Happiness measure, code: O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b


Selfreport on 2 questions:

A .. 'satisfaction with life as a whole' (full item not reported)
1 very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5 very satisfied

B … happiness… (full item not reported)
1
2
3
Response options not reported

Summation: not reported
  
Classification
Focus, O-Sum Overall: Summed overall appraisals
Time frame, ? time frame not reported
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 8
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAbbey et al. (1992): study US 1987
TitleInfertility and Subjective Well-Being: The Mediating Roles of Self-Esteem, Internal Control, and Interpersonal Conflict.
PublicInfertile couples, United States, 1987
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceAbbey et al. (1994): study US 1988
TitlePsychosocial Predictors of Life Quality: How are They Effected by Infertility, Gender and Parenthood?
PublicInfertile couples and matched controls, followed 3 years, USA 1988-1990
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes