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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Selfreport on yesterday's activities using a diary format.

12 affects were rated for each episode:
A  happy
B  competent/capable
C  warm, friendly
D  enjoying myself
E  impatient
F frustrated, annoyed
G  depressed, blue
H  hassled, pushed around
I  angry, hostile
J  worried, anxious
K   criticized, put down

Rating: 1 'not at all' to 7 'very much'

Computation: (A+B+C+D)/4 - (E+F+G+H+I+J+K)/8