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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Selfreport on 8 questions:

..how frequent one experienced moods in the past week..
A  happy
B  joyful
C  contented
D cheerful
E  satisfied
F  dissatisfied
G  sorry
H  sad
I   depressed

Rated 1: scarcely … 5: very frequently

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

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