Happiness measure, code: C-W-u-sq-v-4-a

Selfreport on single question:

Will people of your age get the things they want most in life.....?
4 I expect to get almost all the things I really want in life
3 I will probably get more of the things I want than not
2 There are several things I want in life but will probably not get
1 I will probably never get most of the things I really want in life
Focus, C-W Contentment: getting things Wanted
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
Used in studies
ReferenceTuddenham (1962): study US 1938
TitleConstancy of Personal Morale over a Fifteen-Year Interval.
PublicSenior high-school pupils, followed into adulthood, USA, 1938-53
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes