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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-cw-mq-th%-101-a
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
time happy percent (th%)
Scale Range:
101

Description

Selfreport on 12 questions:

..how  much of the time you remember to have experienced these  moods in the past week (during which respondents participated in experience sampling).
A  happy
B  joyful
C  contented
D cheerful
E  pleasant
F  elated
G  frustrated
H  sad
I   depressed
J  dissatisfied
K  gloomy
L  dejected

Rated: % of the time experienced

Summation: (A+B+C+D+ E+ F) - (G+H+I+J+K+L)

Name: adapted from UWIST mood adjective checklist (Mathews et. al. 1990)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Scollon et al. (2009): study US Texas 2009 Students, Texas, USA, 2009 N = 83
Mean
= 22.000