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Bibliographic Subjects » MEASUREMENT of HAPPINESS » Measures of overall happiness » Self-report on direct questions » Closed questions » Rating scales

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MEASUREMENT of HAPPINESS Measures of overall happiness Self-report on direct questions Closed questions Rating scales
Additional keywords
Rating scales, response options

Publications that report an empirical study that used a valid measure of happiness, the results of which are eligible for inclusion in the findings archive

No empirical study reported
No valid measure of happiness used
Eligible but not yet entered
Eligible and included in findings archive (embedded studies)

List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Atkinson, T.H. Is Satisfaction a Good Measure of the Perceived Quality of Life?
Proceedings American Statistical Association, 1978, 123 - 132 (also Paper presented at the 1977 Meetings of the American Statistical Association, USA)
Kunin, T. The Construction of a New Type of Attitude Measure.
Personal Psychology, 1955, Vol. 8, 65 - 78
Cummins, R.A. Comprehensive Quality of Life Scale. Adult V Edition, (ComQol5, Manual).
Deakin University, School of Psychology, 1997, Melbourne, Australia
Cummins, R.A. Comprehensive Quality of Life Scale School Version; grades 7 - 12 (ComQol - S5 Manual).
Deakin University, School of Psychology, 1997, Melbourne, Australia
Thurnher, M. Adaptability of Life. History Interviews to the Study of Adult Development.
Jarvik, L.F.;et al;Eds.: "Intellectual Functioning in Adults", Springer, 1973, New York, USA, 137 -142
Saris, W.E.; Scherpenzeel, A.C.; VanWijk, T. Validity and Reliability of Subjective Social Indicators.
Social Indicators Research, 1998, Vol. 45, 173 - 199
Cummins, R.A. Normative Life-Satisfaction: Measurement Issues and a Homeo-Static Model.
Social Indicators Research, 2003, Vol. 64, 225 - 256
Ventegodt, S. Measuring the Quality of Life. From Theory to Practice.
Forskningscentrets Forlag, 1995, Copenhagen, Denmark
Baltatescu, S.M. Problems of transforming scales of life satisfaction.
Euromodule Workshops, October, 2002, Berlin, Germany
Diener, E.; Lucas, R.E.; Nickerson, C.; Sandvik, E. Dispositional Affect and Job Outcomes.
Social Indicators Research, 2002, Vol. 59, 229 - 259
Bernheim, J.L. Anamnestic Comparative Self Assessment (ACSA).
Persmap Documentatie, Free University Brussels, Quality of Life Study Group, Belgium
Cummins, R.A.; Gullone, E. Why We should not Use 5-Point Likert Scales: The Case for Subjective Quality of Life Measurement.
Proceedings, Second International Conference on Quality of Life in Cities, 2000, Singapore, 74 - 93
Mazaheri, M. Effects of Varying Response Formats on Self-Ratings of Life Satisfaction.
Social Indicators Research, 2009, Vol. 90, 381 - 395
Davern, M.T.; Cummins, R.A. Is Life Dissatisfaction the Opposite of Life Satisfaction?
Australian Journal of Psychology, 2006, Vol. 58, 1 - 7
Hyland, M.E.; Sodergren, S.C. Development of a New Type of Global Quality of Life Scale and Comparison of Performance and Preference for 12 Global Scales.
Quality of Life Research, 1996, Vol.5, 469 - 480
Hsee, C.K.; Tang, J.N. Sun and Water: On a Modulus-Based Measurement of Happiness.
Emotion, 2007, Vol. 7, 213 - 218.
Lim, H.E. The Use of Different Ratting Scales: Bias and Comparison Problem?
Social Indicators Research, 2008, Vol. 87, 259 - 267
Elfering, A; Grebner, S A Smile is Just a Smile: Only for Men. Sex Differences in Meaning of Faces Sales.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2010, Vol. 11, 179 - 191
Studer, R. Does it Matter How Happiness is Measured? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Experiment.
Working Paper No. 49, University of Zürich, Department of Economics, 2011, Zürich, Switzerland
Mazaheri, M.; Theuns, P. Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) for Satisfaction and Dissatisfaction Ratings: Multiple Group Invariance Analysis across Scales with different Response Format.
Social Indicators Research, 2009, Vol. 91, 203 - 221
Maffioletti, A.; Maida, A. Survey Design and Response Analysis: a Study on Happiness, Life Satisfaction and Well-being in Piedmont, a Region of Italy.
Labor, Working Paper, 2013, No. 131, Moncalieri, Italy
VanBeuningen, J.; Moonen, L.; VanderHouwen, K. Measuring Well-Being. An Analysis of Different Response Scales.
Discussion Paper 2014/03,, Statistics Netherlands, 2014, The Hague, The Netherlands
Västfjäll, D.; Gärling, T. Development and Aging: Validation of a Swedish Short Self-Report Measure of Core Affect.
Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 2007, Vol. 48, 233 - 238
Liao, P.S. More Happy or Less Happy? Comparison of the Balanced and Unbalanced Designs for the Response Scale of General Happiness
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2014, Vol. 15, 1407 - 1423
Cubi-Molla, P.; Yaman, F. A Fixed Effects Ordered Choice Model with Flexible Thresholds with an Application to Life-Satisfaction.
School of Arts and Social Sciences DPS, 2015, No 14/10, London, UK
DeJonge, T.; Arends, L.R.; Kalmijn, W.M.; Veenhoven, R. Stability of Boundaries Between Response Options of Response Scales Does very Happy Remain Equally Happy over the Years?
Social Indicators Research, 2015, Vol. 123, 241 - 266
DeJonge, T.; Arends, L.R.; Veenhoven, R. Very Happy is not always Equally Happy On the Meaning of Verbal Response Options in Survey Questions
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2015, Vol. 16, 77 - 101
Clogg, C.C. Some Statistical Models for Analyzing why Surveys Disagree.
Book: Surveying Subjective Phenomena, 1985, Chapter 11, 319 - 366
Verhofstadt, E.; Bleys, B.; VanOotegem, L. Reference-Dependency of Happiness Ratings.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2015, Vol. 16, 1437 - 1454
Maffioletti, A.; Maida, A.; Scacciati, F More Terminological and Methodological Problems in Measuring Happiness, Life Satisfaction and Well-Being: Some First Empirical Results.
Giorgino, V (Ed.): "The Pursuit of Happiness and the Traditions of Wisdom", 2014, SpringerBriefs in Well-Being and Quality of Life Research, Springer, London, 13 - 21
Guntuku, S.C.; Li, M.; Tay, L. Studying Cultural Differences in Emoji Usage across the East and the West
Conference Paper, 2019, The 13th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM-2019), Munich, Germany
Bond, A.; Lader, M. The Use of Analogue Scales in Rating Subjective Feelings
The British Journal of Medical Psychology, 1974, Vol. 47, 211 - 218