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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-cm-mq-v-6-d
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  5 questions:

In the past month, can you indicate how often you experienced the feelings described below?
A:  How often did you feel nervous?
B:  How often did you feel so down that nothing could cheer you up?
C:  How often did you feel calm and contented?
D:  How often did you feel down and depressed?
E:  How often did you feel happy?

Rated:
6:  constantly
5:  usually
4:  often
3:  sometimes
2:  seldom
1:  never

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