Happiness measure, code: A-AB-cw-mq-v-4-cb


Selfreport on 11 questions

How often in the past week did you feel..
A happy
B that you were as good as others
C hopeful about the future
D that you were enjoying life
E that your life had been a failure
F you could not shake off the blues
G depressed
H had crying spells
I sad
J lonely
K fearful

Rated
0 rately or none of the time (0-1 day)
1 some or a little of the time (1-2 days)
2 occasionally or a moderate amount of the time (3-4 days)
3 most or all or the time (5-7 days0
3
4

Computation: (A+B+C+D)/4 - (E+F+G+H+I+J+K)/7

Selection from Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D)
  
Classification
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
Used in studies