Happiness measure, code: A-AB-cw-mqr-v-5-a


Selfreport on 30 questions repeated 9 weeks

To what extent did you feel last week,,
A interested
B distressed
C excited
D alert
E iritable
F sad
G stressed
H ashamed
I happy
J grateful
K tired
L upset
O strong
P nervous
Q guilty
R joyful
S determined
T thankful
U calm
V attentive
X forgiving
Y hostile
Z energetic
Aa hopeful
Ab enthusiastictic
Ac active
Ad afraid
Ae,proud
Af appreciative
Ag angry

Rated
1 not at all
2
3
4
5 very much

Computation: (A+C+D+I+G+J+O+R+S+T+U+V+X+Z+Aa+Ab+Ac+AF)/17 - (B+E+F+G+H_+K+L+P+Q+Y+Ad+AG)/13
  
Classification
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, mqr multiple questions, repeated (number not reported)
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceEmmons & McCullough (2003): study US 1998 /1
TitleCounting Blessings versus Burdens: an Experimental Investigation of Gratitude and Subjective Well-Being in Daily Life.
PublicStudents in a wellbeing course, USA, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceEmmons & McCullough (2003): study US 2003
TitleCounting Blessings versus Burdens: an Experimental Investigation of Gratitude and Subjective Well-Being in Daily Life.
PublicMedical patients in Gratitude exercise, USA 2003.
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes