- 18-88 aged, general public, Denmark, 1993
- N = 1494
- Non Response:
- Authors's label
- view of life
- Our Classification
- Self report on 21 questions:
a: Do you feel confortable in your body ?
b: Do you accept yourself as your are ?
c::Are you happy most of the time ?
d: Do you find life boring?
e: Do you have negative thoughts about your life several times a day ?
f: Do you often worry ?
g: Do you regret your actions ?
h: Do you often feel lonely ?
i: Do you sometimes think of committing suicide ?
j: Do you think that other people mostly speak well of you ?
k: Do you easily adjust to new situations ?
l: Do you take problems as a challenge ?
m: Do you feel your life is a success?
n: Do your thoughts, words and actions correspond ?
o: Do you feel free to choose what your life is going to be like ?
p: Do you feel happy and look forward to starting a new day when waking up in the morning?
q: Do you blame others for your unhappiness ?
r: Do you forgive others easily ?
s: Do you feel that fate has treated your badly ?
t: Do you feel that your life has meaning ?
u: Do you feel part of a geater unity ?
1: not sure
Scores recoded as:
1: 0-3 (negative)
Observed Relation with Happiness