Happiness measure, code: M-AO---mq-nvt-24-a


Self report on 4 questions, full texts not reported

A: Which (of the faces) best described how you feel at the
present moment?
7 completely happy
6
5
4 neither happy nor unhappy
3
2
1 completely unhappy
B: Which (of the faces) best described how you feel in
general?
7 completely happy
6
5
4 neither happy nor unhappy
3
2
1 completely unhappy
C: Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4 very happy
3 quite happy
2 not very happy
1 not at all happy.
D All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1 dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 satisfied

Computation: A+B+C+D
  
Classification
Focus, M-AO Mixed: Affect + Overall
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, nvt numeric + verbal scales transformed to same range Range = 24
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceChoi (2011): study NL 2009
TitlePathways to Happiness.
PublicParticipants in a 9 day meditation retreat and controls, Netherlands, 2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceChoi (2011): study NL 2009 /1
TitlePathways to Happiness.
PublicLong-term meditators and controls, Netherlands 2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes