Happiness measure, code: O-Sum-g-fi-?-7-a

Selfreport in in-depth interview about affective nature of one's life.
Rated on the level of happiness by an expert rater on a 1-7 scale
Focus, O-Sum Overall: Summed overall appraisals
Time frame, g generally
Mode, fi focussed interview
Scale type, ? scale not reported Range = 7
Used in studies
ReferenceMagnus & Diener (1991): study US 1986
TitleA Longitudinal Analysis of Personality, Life Events, and Subjective Well-Being.
PublicUniversity students, USA, followed 4 years 1986-1990
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes