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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-cy-mq-v-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
last year (cy)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on 6 questions:

Indicate how often you have felt this way during the past 6 months:
a  positive
b  pleasant
c  good
d  negative
e  unpleasant
f  bad
  Answer options:  
1  almost never
2  
3  
4  
5  
6
7  almost always

Computation:  (a+b+c) - (d+e+f)

Name: Schimmack(2002) Hedonic Balance Scale