Happiness measure, code: A-BBr-cw-mq-v-4-c

Selfreport on 2 questions:

"Please tell me how often you have felt this way during the past week ...?"

A I felt happy
B I felt sad

Answer options:
1 rarely or none of the time
2 some or a little of the time
3 occasionally or a moderate amount of time
4 most of the time

Summation: average score on A and B

Name: Brenner's `Happy/Sad Scale'
Focus, A-BBr Affect: Balance (Brenner's index)
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
Used in studies
ReferenceBrenner (1975a): study US Washington County, Maryland 1973
TitleQuality of Affect and Self-Evaluated Happiness.
Public18+ aged, general public, Washington County, Maryland, USA, 1973-1974
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no