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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-cm-mq-v-6-cb
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:
6

Description

Selfreport on  6 questions:

How did you feel during the last month?
A:  Were you nervous?
B:  Were you so depressed that nothing could cheer you up?
C:  Have you felt  calm and satisfied?
D:  Have you felt very energetic
E:  Did you feel gloomy and dejected?
F:  Were you a happy person?

Rated:
6:  continually
5:  mostly
4:  often
3:  sometimes
2:  seldom
1:  never

Computation: (c+d+g)/3 - (a+b+f)/3