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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-g-mq-n-4-a
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on 18 questions

how you usually feel ..(full text not reported
a  fortunate
b  optimistic
c  happy
e  satisfied
f  pleased
g  delighted
h  gay
I   unconcerned
j   unhappy
k  dejected
l   gloomy
m gloomy
n  sad
o  depressed
p  sorry
q  worried
r  serious

Rated
1  - -  definitely incorrect
2  -
3
4  ++  definitely correct

Name: Hedonic Affect Dimension  (Sjoberg, Svensson & Persson 1979) Similar to pleasant-unpleasant dimension of MACL