Happiness measure, code: A-AB-g-mq-n-3-a

Selfreport on 60 questions

Thera are different kinds of feelings of happiness and unhappiness. Here are a large number of words and phrases describing these, those describing happiness at one side and those describing unhappiness at the other. Please put one check mark besides nau tah tell you THE WAY YOU OFTEN FEEL.. If two of more mean the same to you, mark them in the same way. Put two check marks in front of any that describes you ESPECCIALLY WELL.

Aa gloomy
Ab cross
Ac anxious
Ad afraid
Ae lonely
Af dull
Ag bored
Ah uneasy
AI ashamed
Aj unlucky
Ak feeling hurt
Al struggling
Am discouraged
An everyone is against you
Ao no pleasure in anything
Ap think you are a failure
Aq councience hurts
Ar you are getting worse and worse
As restless
At troubled
Au sorrowful
Av annoyed
Aw impatient
Ax repressed, helddown
Ay confused
Az uncertain
Aaa embarassed
Aab regretful
Aac in physical pain
Aad disconterted
Aae full of longing
Ba free
Bb lucky
Bc thrilled
Bd laughing
Be cheerful
Bf peaceful
Bg exicted
Bh safe and secure
Bji successful
Bj in tune with everything
Bk jolly
Bl enthusiastic
Bm carefree
Bn confortable
Bo contented
Bp amused
Bq full of life
Br optimistic
Bs satisfied
Bt life full of interesting things
Bu confident
Bv things getting better
Bw God is behind you
Byx life entirely worthwhile
By light-hearted
Bz everyone is friendly to you
Baa things are bound to turn out right
Bab full of deep joy
Bac everything goes right
Bad life goes smoothly
Bae your duty well done
Baf when tackling something

0 no check mark
1 one check mark
2 two checkmarks

Computation: Average B minus average A
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, g generally
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 3
Used in studies
ReferenceJoshi (1964): study US California 1963
TitlePersonality Correlates of Happiness.
PublicUniversity students, California, United States, 1963
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes