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

Rating by parents of behavior of 3-7 aged children on 8 questions

A When with other children, my child seems to have a good time
B My child is happy and pleased when telling about something that has happened during the day
C My child enjoys going shopping with parents
D When playing with other children, my child argues with them
E My child looks forward to going to school
F If a favourite toy or game is broken, my child gets notably upset
G My child complains to own parents about other children if anything goes wrong
H My child gets easily upset when he/she looses a game

1 hardly ever
2 infrequently
3 once in a while
4 sometimes
5 often
6 very often
7 almost always

Computation: (A+B+C+E) - (D+F+G+H)

Name: Mood factor in Parent/teacher temperament questionnaire for children 3-7 years of age (Thomas, Chess & Korn)
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, g generally
Mode, rdf rating by family
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
Used in studies