Happiness measure, code: O-DT-cm-sq-n-7-a

Selfreport on single question:

How did you feel about your life-as-a-whole.during the past few weeks?
-3 terrible
+3 delighted

Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale' (modified version)
Focus, O-DT Overall: Delighted vs Terrible life
Time frame, cm last month, last few weeks
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
Used in studies
ReferenceFroh et al. (2008): study US 2006
TitleCounting Blessing in Early Adolescents: An Experimental Study of Gratitude and Subjective Well-Being.
Public12-17 aged participants in a gratitude exercise and controls, USA 2006
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes