Happiness measure, code: A-CP-g-sq-v-4-a

Selfreport on single question:

Each S was asked to judge herself using one of the four terms:
(precise lead item not reported)
4 steadily cheerful
3 variable tendency to cheerfulness
2 variable tendency to depression
1 steadily depressed
Focus, A-CP Affect: Cheerful Person
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
Used in studies
ReferenceWashburn et al. (1925): study US 1923
TitleFurther experiments on directed recall as a test of cheerful and depressed temperaments.
PublicFemale students, cheerful and depressed, USA, 192?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes