Happiness measure, code: A-AB-cm-mq-v-5-c

Self report on 3 questions:

Over the last time
A I felt blue
B I felt unhappy
C I enjoyed my daily activities

1 never
2 seldom
3 now and then
4 very often
5 always

Computation: (A+B)2 - C
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, cm last month, last few weeks
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceNawijn et al. (2010): study NL 2006
TitleVacationers Happier, but Most not Happier after a Holiday.
Public16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, followed 21 weeks, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes