Happiness measure, code: A-ARE-cq-sqr-v-3-a


Selfreport on single question, asked 21 times in a period of 10 weeks (experience sampling)

How would you characterize your mood or impulse of the last instant....?
3 happy
2 neutral
1 sad

Summation: average of 21 scores.
  
Classification
Focus, A-ARE Affect: Average Repeated Overall Estimat
Time frame, cq last quarter
Mode, sqr 1 question, repeated
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceCameron (1975): study US 1970
TitleMood as an Indicant of Happiness: Age, Sex, Social Class and Situational Differences.
PublicCollege students, Detroit, USA, 197?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes