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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Selfreport on 5 questions

Thinking back on the the last 4 weeks, how often did you feel
A  very nervous
B  so down that nothing could cheer you up
C  calm and tranquil
D  blue and somber
E  happy

Rated:
5: all of the time
4  often
3  sometimes
2  seldom
1  never

Computation: (C+D)/2 - (A+B+D)/3