Happiness measure, code: M-AO-cq-mq-n-9-a

Self report on 26 questions

A Selfreport on life satisfaction on 5 questions.
During the last semester
a In most ways my life is close to ideal
b The conditions of my life are excellent
c I am satisfied with my life
d So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
e If I could live my life over, I would change nothing

B: How do you feel during the last semester?
a nervous
b distressed
c afraid
d jittery
e irritable
f upset
g scared
h exiled
i ashamed
j guilty
k hostile
l active
m determined
n inspired
o enthusiastic
p alert
q attentive
r proud
s strong
t interested

All questions ated: 1 not at all to 9 very much

Computation: ((Aa-e)/5 + (Ba-k)/10 -(Bl-t)10)/2

Source: A: Diener's Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS), B: Watson's Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS)
Focus, M-AO Mixed: Affect + Overall
Time frame, cq last quarter
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 9
Used in studies
ReferenceSagie (2015): study IL 2009
TitlePredictors of Well-being Among Older Gays and Lesbians
Public56-80 aged gays and lesbians, Israel, 2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes