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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-g-mq-v-5-b
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Self report on 30 questions

.. day-to-day experience of emotion.. (full text not reported)
A  Joy
B  Surprise
C  Interest
D  Sadness
E  Anger
F  Contempt
G  Disgust
H  Shame
I   Guilt
3 items for each of the above 10 basic emotions

Rated
1  rarely of never
:
5  very often

Computation: Ration PA/NA
((A+B+C)/3) / ((D+E+F+G+H)/7)

Name: Izard(1971) Differential Emotions Scale, trait version