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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AOL-u-sq-n-101-a
Focus:
Affect: Average Overall Level (A-AOL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
101

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How high or low is your level of wellbeing?
0    extremely low, utterly depressed, completely down
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100 extremely high, feeling extatic joyous, fantastic

Adapted Fordyce Happiness Scale

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Toussaint & Friedman (2009): study US 2004 Psychotherapy outpatients, Philadelphia, USA, 2004 N = 72
Kasser & Ahuvia (2002): study SG 2000 Business students, Singapore, 2000 N = 92