Happiness measure, code: O-DT-cw-sq-v-7-a


Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life as a whole during the last week.....?
7 delighted
6 pleased
5 mostly satisfied
4 mixed
3 mostly dissatisfied
2 unhappy
1 terrible

Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale' (last week version)
  
Classification
Focus, O-DT Overall: Delighted vs Terrible life
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
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: no, correlational: yes