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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AOL-mi-sqr-v-5-a
Focus:
Affect: Average Overall Level (A-AOL)
Time frame:
last instant (mi)
Mode:
1 question, repeated (sqr)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question in diary, filled in 6 times a day during 40 days in a 6 month period.

Is my mood at the moment
2  clearly positive
1  rather positive
0  indifferent
-1  rather negative
-2  clearly negative

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Kirchler (1984b): study AT 1983 Unemployed, followed 6 months after job loss, Linz Austria, 1983 N = 31
Mean
= 0.720
SD
= 1.090