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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-yd-mq-n-7-c
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
yesterday (yd)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on feelings during activities in the previous day (Day Reconstruction Method)

A  worried
B  rushed
C  irritated or angry
D  depressed
E  tense or stressed
F  calm or relaxed
G  enjoying

Rated:
0  not al all
1
2
3
4
5
6  very much

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E)/5 - (F+G)/2

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Dolan & Metcalfe (2012): study US 2011 Elderly, United States, 2011 N = 1173