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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-g-rdf-v-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
rating by family (rdf)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Rating by parents of behavior of 3-7 aged children on 8 questions

A  When with other children, my child seems to have a good time
B   My child is happy and pleased when telling about something that has happened during the day
C  My child enjoys going shopping with parents
D  When playing with other children, my child argues with them
E  My child looks forward to going to school
F  If a favourite toy or game is broken, my child gets notably upset
G My child complains to own parents about other children if anything goes wrong
H  My child gets easily upset when he/she loses a game

Rated
1  hardly ever
2  infrequently
3  once in a while
4  sometimes
5  often
6  very often
7  almost always

Computation: (A+B+C+E) - (D+F+G+H)

Name: Mood factor in Parent/teacher temperament questionnaire for children 3-7 years of age (Thomas, Chess & Korn)