Happiness measure, code: O-HP-g-sq-n-7-ba


Selfreport on single question:

Some people are generally not very happy; although they are not depressed, they never seem as happy as they might be. How does that characterization describe you?
1 a great deal
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3
4
5
6
7 not at all

Item in Lyubomirski & Lepper's 'Subjective Happiness Scale' (SHS). This full scale is not included in this item bank because one of its four items is about the degree to which one thinks to be happier than ones peers.
  
Classification
Focus, O-HP Overall: Happy Person
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies