Happiness measure, code: A-AB-cm-mq-v-6-e

Selfreport on 5 questions

During the past 4 weeks….. how often.
A Have you felt calm, and peaceful?
B Have you been a happy person?
C Have you been a nervous person
D Have you felt down?
E Have you felt so down in the dumps that nothing could cheer you up?

6 all of the time
5 most of the time
4 a good bit of the time
3 some of the time
2 a little of the time
1 none of the time

Computation: (A=B)/2 - (C+D+E)/3

Items in SF-36 (Medical Outcome Study 36 item Short Form), other rating version
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, cm last month, last few weeks
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 6
Used in studies