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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-ASA-md-mq-ol-10-a
Focus:
Affect: Average of Specific Affects (A-ASA)
Time frame:
last day (md)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
open line scale (ol)
Scale Range:
10

Description

Daily self report of mood on 95 questions:

How I feel ….
Items from 18 mood scales concerning
A  depression
B  confusion
C  anxiety
D  tension-anxiety
E  aggression
F  skepticism
G  fatigue
H  guilt
I   shyness
J   concentration
K  general deactivation
L  affection
M  general activation
N  surgency
O  euphoria
P  elation
Q  wakefulness


Rated on a 100 mm open line scale ranging from 0  No, not at all to 1  Yes, extremely

Summation: first component in principal component analysis, average over all days

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Williams (1981): study GB 1981 University students, England, 1981 N = 33