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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-cm-mq-v-4-a
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
last month, last few weeks (cm)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on 15 questions

During the past few weeks, how often have you felt the following moods/emotions?
A  Anger
B Guilt
C Selfishness
D Jealousy
E Pride
F Calmness
G Empathy/Compassion
H Forgiveness
I  Contentment
J Generosity
K Disappointment
L Sadness
M Frustration
N Fear
O Worry

Rated:
1  never
2  rarely
3  sometimes
4  often

Computation: (E+F+G+H+I+J)/6  -  (A+B+C+D+K+L+M+N+O)/9

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Tshokey (2012): study BT 2010 15+ aged, general public, Bhutan, 2010 N = 7142
Mean
= 0.810
Tshokey (2012): study BT Chhukha 2010 15+ aged, general public, Chhukha region, Bhutan, 2010 N = 410
Mean
= 0.930
SD
= 0.870
Tshokey (2012): study BT Dagana 2010 15+ aged, general public, Dagana region, Bhutan, 2010 N = 371
Mean
= 1.130
SD
= 0.710
Tshokey (2012): study BT Gasa 2010 15+ aged, general public, Gasa region, Bhutan, 2010 N = 125
Mean
= 1.080
SD
= 0.790
Tshokey (2012): study BT Ha 2010 15+ aged, general public, Ha region, Bhutan, 2010 N = 326
Mean
= 1.040
SD
= 0.830
Tshokey (2012): study BT Lhuentse 2010 15+ aged, general public, Lhuentse region, Bhutan, 2010 N = 391
Mean
= 0.590
SD
= 0.900
Tshokey (2012): study BT Monggar 2010 15+ aged, general public, Monggar region, Bhutan, 2010 N = 383
Mean
= 0.790
SD
= 0.870