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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-cw-mq-v-6-fa
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
6

Description

Selfreport on 4 questions:

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

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

Scoring:
PA   =  A+D/2
NA   =  B+C/2
ABS =  PA-NA