Happiness measure, code: C-A-h-sq-v-3-a

Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about what you have accomplished in life...?
3 well satisfied
2 reasonable satisfied
1 dissatisfied:
Focus, C-A Contentment: Accomplishments in life
Time frame, h hitherto
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
Used in studies
ReferenceCosta et al. (1981): study US 1958
TitlePersonal Adjustment to Aging: Longitudinal Prediction from Neuroticism and Extraversion.
Public17-97 aged males, visitors of the Gerontology Research Centre, followed 10 years Baltimore, USA. 1958-70
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
ReferenceCosta et al. (1985): study US 1958
TitleLongitudinal Course of Social Support among Men in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.
PublicMarried males, followed 12 years Baltimore, USA, 1958-1970
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes