Happiness measure, code: A-AB-cm-rdf-v-3-a

Parent's rating of child on 16 questions:

In the recent weeks, did your child feel
A Joyfull
B Contented
E Enthusiastic
F Relaxed
G Happy
H Confident
J Cheerfull
K Short-tempered
L Jealous
M Anxious
N Sad
O Angry
P Worried
Q Gloomy
R Aggressive

0 never
1 sometimes
2 often

Summation: (A+B+C+D+E+F+G+H+J) - (K+L+M+N+O+P+Q+R)
Name: TACQOL Positive and Negative emotional functioning scales
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, cm last month, last few weeks
Mode, rdf rating by family
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
Used in studies
ReferenceSpijkerboer et al. (2006): study NL 2006
TitleHealth-Related Quality of Life in Children and Adolescents after Invasive Treatment for Congenital Hearth Disease.
PublicChildren treated for heart disease 8 years ago, Netherlands, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceSturms et al. (2003): study NL 1999
TitleYoung Traffic Victims' Long-Term Health-Related Quality of Life: Child Self-Reports and Parental Reports.
Public8-15 aged, 3 year after a trafic accident, The Netherlands, 1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceVerrips et al. (1999): study NL 1994
TitleMeasuring Health-Related Qality of Life in a Child Population.
Public8-11 aged, children . The Netherlands, 199?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes