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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-c-mq-n-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on 8 questions

… extent to which moods were experienced during the past few days (full text not reported}
A happy
B  joyful
C  pleased
D  confident
E  sad
F  depressed
G  frustrated
H  anxious

Rated:
1  not at all
:
7  very frequently

Computation: (A+B+C+D) -(E+F+G+H)/4

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Brunstein (1993): study DE 1988 Students, Germany, 1988, followed 14 weeks N = 97