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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Self report on 9 questions:

How often did you feel in the previous year .. (full lead sentence not reported)
A  Certain that everything was going in the right direction
B  Satisfied that you achieved some succes in life
C  Proud of succes
D  Interested and excited
E  Nervous and irritated
F  Discouraged and weary
G  Helpless
H  Angry
I    Depressed and unhappy

Rated
4  very frequently
3  frequently
2
1

Computation: (A+B+C+D)/4 - (E+F+G+H+I)/5