Happiness measure, code: A-AB-cw-rdf-v-7-a

Rating by mother of infants affective reactions

During the last week how often did your child show
a: pleasure in high intensity situations such as peek-a boo game
b: pleasure in low intensity situations, such as playing quitly with a favorite toy
c: smile in sitiations such as being undressed
d: distress to limitations
e: fear
f: sadness
Each rated:
1 never
2 very rarely
3 less than half the time
4 half the time
5 more than half the time
6 almost always
7 always

Computation: (a+b+c) - (d+e+f)

Items part of the Revised Infant Behavior Questionnaire IBQ
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, rdf rating by family
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
Used in studies
ReferenceLauzon-Guillain et al. (2012): study GB East England 2006
TitleBreastfeeding and Infant Temperament at Age Three Months
Public3 months aged infants, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2006-2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes