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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-g-rdt-n-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
rating by teachers (rdt)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Rating by teacher of behaviour of 3-7 year aged children

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

A  When with other children, this child seems to have a good time
B   Child enjoys going on errands for teacher
C   Child laughs, smiles
D  When playing with other children, this child argues with them
E  Child gets easily upset when he/she loses a game
F  Child enjoys listening to stories
G  Child complains to teacher about other children if anything goes wrong
H  When child cannot have or do something it wants, child become easily upset


Rated
1  hardly ever
2
3
4
5
6
7 almost always

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

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