Happiness measure, code: A-AB-c-mq-n-7-a

Selfreport on 8 questions

extent to which moods were experienced during the past few days (full text not reported}
A happy
B joyful
C pleased
D confident
E sad
F depressed
G frustrated
H anxious

1 not at all
7 very frequently

Computation: (A+B+C+D) -(E+F+G+H)/4
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
Used in studies
ReferenceBrunstein (1993): study DE 1988
TitlePersonal Goals and Subjective Well-Being: A Longitudinal Study.
PublicStudents, Germany, 1988, followed 14 weeks
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: no