Happiness measure, code: O-LWL-u-sq-v-4-a

Selfreport on single question:

"How often have you seriously thought that life wasn't really worth living......?"
4 never
3 once or twice
2 occasionally
1 a great deal
Focus, O-LWL Overall: Life Worth Living
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
Used in studies
ReferenceHedley (1981): study AU 1977
TitleWork, Life and the Pursuit of Happiness: A Study of Australian Industrial Workers.
PublicShop-floor workers in four metropolitan areas, south-eastern Australia, 1977
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes