Happiness measure, code: O-HP-g-sq-v-2-b

Selfreport on single question:

Which of the following adjectives do you consider to be descriptive of yourself? Circle the number besides any adjective that you might use in describing yourself to someone else. Your behavior will vary with situation of course, so circle the numbers besides adjectives that apply to you frequently, even though they may not apply all the time. Work rapidly putting down your first thoughts.

1 no (not circled)
2 yes (circled)

Item in longer personality inventory
Focus, O-HP Overall: Happy Person
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 2
Used in studies
ReferenceLoehlin & Nichols (1976): study US 1963
TitleHeredity, Environment and Personality. A Study of 850 Sets of Twins.
PublicAdolescent same-sex twins, USA, 1963
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes