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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-cm-mq-v-6-f
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 9 questions:

How much of the time during the past 4 weeks
A  Did you feel full of life?
B  Have you been a nervous person
C  Have you felt so down in the dumps that nothing could cheer you up?
D  Have you felt calm and peaceful?
E  Did you have a lot of energy?
F  Have you felt down?
G  Did you feel worn out?
H  Have you been a happy person?
I   Did you feel tired?
Reponse options:
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

Scoring:
PA   =  A+D+E+H/4
NA   =  B+C+F+G+I/5
ABS =  PA-NA