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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-u-rdf-v-5-a
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
rating by family (rdf)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Parents rating of child's affects on 2 questions

A:  To what extend do you believe your child declares a zest for life, is active, energetic and joyful?
B: To what extend do you believe that your reports feeling upset or unpleasantly aroused, is distressed, hostile and fearful?

Rated:
1: very slightly or not at all
2: a little
3: moderately
4: quite a bit
5: extremely

Computation A-B

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics McKnight-Hexdall & Huebner (2007): study US 2004 11-21 aged lymphoma patients and controls, USA, 2004 N = 29
Mean
= 1.500