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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-cm-mq-v-5-h
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 12 questions:

How much of the time during the past four weeks have you felt…?
A  full of life
B  losing confidence in yourself
C  calms and peaceful
D  very nervous
E  capable about making decisions about things
F  downhearted and low
G  able to face problems
H  constantly under strain
I   lot of energy
J  so down that nothing could cheer you up
K  happy
L  could not overcome difficulties

Rated:
1  none of the time
2  some of the time
3  a good bit of the time
4  most of the time
5  all of the time

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