Happiness measure, code: A-BW-cy-mq-v-5-a

Selfreport on 8 questions:

Lead item not reported.
A nervous
B distressed
C jittery
D upset
E active
F determined
G inspired
H attentive

1: not at all
5 a lot

Computation: (E+F+G+H)/4 -(A+B_C+D)/4
Focus, A-BW Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS)
Time frame, cy last year
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceGerstorf et al. (2015): study DE Berlin 1993
TitleSecular Changes in Late-life Cognition and Well-being: Towards a Long Bright Future with a Short Brisk Ending?
PublicElderly, Berlin Germany cohorts 1990-93 and 2013-14
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes