Happiness measure, code: M-AO---mq-v*-0-a

Self report on 25 questions

A Selfreport on life satisfaction on 5 questions
a In most ways my life is close to ideal
b The conditions of my life are excellent
c I am satisfied with my life
d So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
e If I could live my life over, I would change nothing
Rated: 7 strongly agree ...1 strongly disagree

B: How do you feel on average?
a nervous
b distressed
c afraid
d jittery
e irritable
f upset
g scared
h exiled
i ashamed
j guilty
k hostile
Rated: 1 very slightly or not at all 5 extremely

C: How do you feel on average?
a active
b determined
c inspired
d enthusiastic
e alert
f attentive
g proud
h strong
i interested
Rated: 1 very slightly or not at all .5 extremely

Computation: (zA+zB+zC)/3

Source: A: Diener's Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS), B+C: Watson's Positive and Negative affect Schedule (PANAS)
Focus, M-AO Mixed: Affect + Overall
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v* verbal scales combined Range = 0
Used in studies
ReferenceBrown et al. (2009a): study US 2006
TitleWhen what One has is Enough: Mindfulness, Financial Desire Discrepancy, and Subjective Well-Being.
PublicParticipants in a mindfulness meditation course, USA, 200?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes