Happiness measure, code: M-FH-g-sq-v-4-b

Self report on single question

How often do you feel happy?
4 almost always
3 quite often
2 sometimes
1 never
Focus, M-FH Mixed: Feel Happy
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
Used in studies
ReferenceTiggemann & Winefield (1980): study AU 1978
TitleSome Psychological Effects of Unemployment in School-Leavers.
PublicSchool-leavers, South Australia, followed 1978-1979
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
ReferenceTiggemann & Winefield (1984): study AU 1980
TitleThe Effects of Unemployment on the Mood, Self-Esteem, Locus of Control, and Depressive Affect of School-Leavers.
PublicSchool leavers, Australia, 1980-81, followed 1 year
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes