Happiness measure, code: M-FH-cw-sq-v-5-a


Selfreport on single question:

"Taking all things together, how happy would you say you have been feeling OVER THE PAST WEEK. Please place an x by the choice which best describes how happy you have felt. Try to be as accurate as you can. Over the past week I have been feeling..."
5 very happy
4 happy
3 somewhat happy
2 unhappy
1 very unhappy
  
Classification
Focus, M-FH Mixed: Feel Happy
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceLichter et al. (1980): study NZ 1978
TitleIncreasing Happiness through Cognitive Retraining.
PublicAdults, trainees and controls, followed 10 weeks, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1978
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes