Happiness measure, code: M-ACO---mq-*-7-b


Selfreport on 25 questions:

A 10 questions on current negative affect
a nervous
b distressed
c afraid
d jittery
e irritable
f upset
g scared
h exiled
i ashamed
j guilty
k hostile
B 10 questions on current negative affect
l active
m determined
n inspired
o enthusiastic
p alert
q attentive
r proud
s strong
t interested
Answer options: A and B
1 strongly disagree
2
3
4
5
6
7 strongly agree
Name: PANAS version right now 7 step)
C 5 questions on life-satisfaction
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
Answers rated:
5 strongly agree
4 slightly agree
3 neither agree nor disagree
2 slightly disagree
1 strongly disagree
Computation: After standardization: A-B+C

Computation: A+B+C+D divided by 4

Name: Shortened Diener's Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS)
(In the original scale item 5 reads: 'If I could live my life over, I would change nothing'. This item is left out in this selection because a positive answer to this question does not necessarily mean that the respondent doesn't like the life he/she actually lives.)
  
Classification
Focus, M-ACO Mixed: Affect + Contentment + Overall
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, * Different rating scales combined Range = 7
  
Used in studies