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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-cm-mq-v-5-c
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:
5

Description

Self report on 3 questions:

Over the last time
A  I felt blue
B  I felt unhappy
C  I enjoyed my daily activities

Rated:
1  never
2  seldom
3  now and then
4  very often
5  always

Computation: (A+B)2 - C

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Nawijn et al. (2010): study NL 2006 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, followed 21 weeks, 2006 N = 1530
Mean
= 2.110
SD
= 1.360