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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

During the past 4 weeks….. how often.
A  Have you felt calm, and peaceful?
B  Have you been a happy person?
C  Have you been a nervous person
D Have you felt down?
E Have you felt so down in the dumps that nothing could cheer you up?

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

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

Items in SF-36 (Medical Outcome Study 36 item Short Form), other rating version