Happiness measure, code: A-AB-md-mqr-v-5-a

Selfreport on 30 questions repeated 14 days

To what extent did you feel today,,
A interested
B distressed
C excited
D alert
E iritable
F sad
G stressed
H ashamed
I happy
J grateful
K tired
L upset
O strong
P nervous
Q guilty
R joyful
S determined
T thankful
U calm
V attentive
X forgiving
Y hostile
Z energetic
Aa hopeful
Ab enthusiastictic
Ac active
Ad afraid
Af appreciative
Ag angry

1 not at all
5 very much

Computation: (A+C+D+I+G+J+O+R+S+T+U+V+X+Z+Aa+Ab+Ac+AF)/17 - (B+E+F+G+H_+K+L+P+Q+Y+Ad+AG)/13
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, md last day
Mode, mqr multiple questions, repeated (number not reported)
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceEmmons & McCullough (2003): study US 1998 /2
TitleCounting Blessings versus Burdens: an Experimental Investigation of Gratitude and Subjective Well-Being in Daily Life.
PublicStudents, participating in a gratitude excercise, USA, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceKerr et al. (2015): study AU Queensland 2012
TitleCan Gratitude and Kindness Interventions Enhance Well-Being.
PublicPsycho-therapy clients on waiting list, Australia, 2012
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes