Happiness measure, code: A-AB-cw-mq-v-2-a

Self report on 20 questions on experienced feelings in the past two weeks

A Negative feelings rated yes/no
Aa I felt that I could not shake of the blues, not even with the help of my family and friends
Ab I felt depressed
Ac I thought that my life was a failure
Ad I felt fearfull
Ae I felt lonely
Af I had crying spells
Ag I felt sad
Ah I was bothered by things that usually do nor bother me
Ai I did not feel like eating, my appetite was poor
Aj I had trouble on keeping my mind on what I was doing
Ak I felt everything I did was an effort
Al My sleep was restless
Am It seemed that I talked less than usual
An People were unfriendly
Ao I felt that people disliked me
Ap I could not get going

B Positive feelings rated 0-4
Ba I felt that I was just as good as other people
Bb I felt hopefull about the future
Bc I felt happy
Bd I enjoyed life

Computation: A -B

Name: Adjusted CES-D
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 2
Used in studies