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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AOL-g-sq-v-4-d
Focus:
Affect: Average Overall Level (A-AOL)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single  question:

Each S was asked to judge herself using one of the four terms:
(precise lead item not reported)
4 steadily cheerful
3 variable tendency to cheerfulness
2 variable tendency to depression
1 steadily depressed

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Washburn et al. (1925): study US 1923 Female students, cheerful and depressed, USA, 192? N = 67