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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-cw-mq-n-5-b
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on 12 questions

.. frequency of occurrence in the past week (full lead sentence not reported)
A  Happy
B  Joy
C  Pleased
D  Enjoyment, Fun
E  Glad
F  Delighted
G  Contented
H  Angry
I   Fear/Anxiety
J  Frustrated
K  Depressed
L  Annoyed
M  Sad

Rated
1: not at all
:
5: every day

Computation: (A-G)/7 - (H-M)/5

Items taken from Diener & Emmons (1985)