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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AA-yd-mqr-n-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Average during Activities (A-AA)
Time frame:
yesterday (yd)
Mode:
multiple questions, repeated (mqr)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on mood during specific activities in the previous day (Day Reconstruction method)


Please think about the things you did yesterday. How did you spend your time and how did you feel:
Did you… how much of the tim and how happy did you feel
A  warch TV
B  work or volunteer
C  walk or exercise
D  health related activities other than walking or exercise
E  travel or commute
F  spend time with friends or family
G  spend time at home with yourself

Rated
0  did not experience feeling happy at all
1
2
3
4
5
6  experienced feeling happy extremely

a  worried
b  rushed
c  irritated or angry
d  depressed
e  tensed or stressed
f   calm or relaxed
g  enjoyment

Rated
1  not at all
2
3  very much

Computation: (f+g)/2 - (a+b+c+d=e)/5

Name: Net affect