Happiness measure, code: M-FH-cw-sq-v-5-b

Selfreport on single question:

'How would you rate your overall life-satisfaction and contentment during the past week?'
1 very poor
2 poor
3 fair
4 good
5 very good

Last item (nr 277) in 'Quality of life enjoyment and satisfaction questionnaire (Q-LES-Q) by Jean Endicott. The focus of this questionnaire is on health problems and physical performance.
Focus, M-FH Mixed: Feel Happy
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceDott & Walling (1995): study EC 1990
TitleQuality of Life: Exploring How Patients Change.
PublicPsychiatric patients, before and after hospitalization, USA, 199?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceGelfin et al. (1998): study IL 1996
TitleEffect of Clinical Doses of Fluoxetine on Psychological Variables in Healthy Volunteers.
PublicParticipants in single blind drug experiment. Israel,1995
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes