Happiness measure, code: M-AO---mq-v-7-d


Self report on 14 questions

A Selfreport on life satisfaction on 5 questions
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
Rated: 7 strongly agree ...1 strongly disagree

B: How do you feel
a happy
b joyful
c ..
d ..
e ..
f upset
g sad
h ...
i .
5 positive, 4 negative items. Only 4 of these reported. Timeframe not reported

Al and B rated
1 strongly disagree
:
7 strongly agree

Computation (A + B positive)/10 - B negative /4

Source: A: Diener's Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS), B Emmons (1991) Affect-Adjective Scale
  
Classification
Focus, M-AO Mixed: Affect + Overall
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
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