Happiness measure, code: A-CA-g-rdf-v-3-a

Mother's rating of general infant's mood.

Content analysis of 3 monthly interviews with mother:
0 positive
2 negative
(code should be reversed)

Item in the Infant Temperament Questionnaire (ITQ) by Carey, 1970
Focus, A-CA Affect: Cheerful Appearance
Time frame, g generally
Mode, rdf rating by family
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
Used in studies
ReferenceCarey (1970): study US Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1965
TitleA Simplified Method for Measuring Infant Temperament.
Public4-8 months aged infants, Philadelphia, United States, 196?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
ReferenceKlein (1984): study IL Petah Tikva 1980
TitleBehavior of Israeli Mothers toward Infants in Relation to Infants' Perceived Temperament.
Public6 months aged infants, Israel, followed from 1980-1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes