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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-cm-mq-v-6-g
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 7 questions:

How much of the time during the past 4 weeks
A  Have you been a nervous person
B  Have you felt so down in the dumps that nothing could cheer you up?
C  Have you felt calm and peaceful?
D  Have you felt down?
E  Did you feel worn out?
F  Have you been a happy person?
G  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

Computation (C+F)/2 - (A+B+D+E+G)/5:

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Nikolaev (2018): study AU 2001 Working aged (22-65), Australia, followed 12 years, 2001-2013 N = 126265
Mean
= 1.890