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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-c-mq-n-7-b
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 16 questions

How often have you recently experienced the following moods?
A  happy
B  joyful
C  pleased
D  excellent
E  energetic
F  active
G  cheery
H  vigorous
I   rejected
J  distressed
K  sad
L  depressed
M  limp
N  unmotivated
O  sluggish
P  inert

Rated
1  never
:
7  very frequently

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E+F+G+H) - (I+J+K+L+M+N+O+P)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Kehr (2003): study DE 2000 Managers participating in a personality development course, Germany, 2000 N = 99
Mean
= 2.380