Happiness measure, code: M-AO---mq-vt-111-a


Selfreport on 25 questions:

A Using the 1-7 scale below, indicate your agreement right now with each of the items by placing the appropriate number on the line preceding that item. Please be open and honest in your responding.
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 again, I would change nothing
Answers rated:
7 strongly agree
6 agree
5 slightly agree
4 neither agree nor disagree
3 slightly disagree
2 disagree
1 strongly disagree
Name: Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS).

B Indicate to what extend you feel this way ...
a nervous
b distressed
c afraid
d jittery
e irritable
f upset
g scared
h exiled
i ashamed
j guilty
k hostile
l active
m determined
n inspired
o enthusiastic
p alert
q attentive
r proud
s strong
t interested
Answer options:
1 very slightly or not at all
2 a little
3 moderately
4 quite a bit
5 extremely
Computation: Affect Balance Score (ABS): (a-k) - (l-t)
Name: Watson's PANAS. Time frame general

Computation: Standardized SWLS +PA - NA
  
Classification
Focus, M-AO Mixed: Affect + Overall
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, vt verbal scales transformed to same range Range = 111
  
Used in studies
  
ReferencePage & Vella-Brodrick (2013): study AU New South Wales 2009
TitleThe Working for Wellness Program: RCT of an Employee Well-Being Intervention.
PublicEmployee well-being trainees and controls, Melbourne, Australia, 200?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes