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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-cw-mq-v-4-h
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on 8 questions:

How much of the time during the past week did you feel   ?
A  depressed
B  happy
C  lonely
D  enjoyed life
E  sad
F  a lot of energy
G  anxious
H  calm and peaceful


Rated
1  none or almost none of the time
2  some of the time
3  most of the time
4  all or almost all of the time

Computation: (B+D+F+H)  -  (A+C+E+G)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Mutz (2015): study ZZ Various nation sets 2006 15+ aged, general public, 11 EU nations, 2006-2013 N = 2057
Mean
= 1.220