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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AOL-m-sq-v-11-a
Focus:
Affect: Average Overall Level (A-AOL)
Time frame:
momentary (now) (m)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"How do you feel right now? Check the one statement that best describes your average happiness.'
10  extremely happy (feeling ecstatic, joyous, fantastic)
9    very happy (feeling really good, elated)
8    pretty happy (spirits high, feeling good)
7    mildly happy (feeling fairly good and somewhat cheerful)
6    slightly happy (just a bit above neutral)
5    neutral (not particularly happy or unhappy)
4    slightly unhappy (just a bit below neutral)
3    mildly unhappy  (just a little low)
2    pretty unhappy (somewhat "blue", spirits down)
1    very unhappy (depressed, spirits very low)
0    extremely unhappy (utterly depressed, completely down)