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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-ASA-mi-mq-v-3-b
Focus:
Affect: Average of Specific Affects (A-ASA)
Time frame:
last instant (mi)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on 28 questions:

Below is a list of opposed attributes. Please indicate which applies best to your situation at this moment. Don't think too long. Place a cross next to the word this fits best. If you cannot decide, use the neither/nor option. Do not skip any lines.

"At the moment I am feeling.....:"

A outgoing-------------------- inhibited
B in good spirits------------ gloomy
C lacking in drive---------- motivated
D easily ill---------------------- heal,thy
E determined---------------- aimless
F serious----------------------- lighthearted
G lacking in ideas--------- full of ideas
H sensitive-------------------- thick-skinned
I  pessimistic---------------- optimistic
J carefree-------------------- brooding
K worn out-------------------- alert
L capable of love---------- incapable of love
M Guilty-------------------------- innocent
N exhausted----------------- revived
O tired of living-------------- enjoying live
P good natured------------- mean
Q merry------------------------- sad
R loved-------------------------unloved
S lazy---------------------------- active
T reserved-------------------- responsive
U full of life-------------------  lifeless
V spirited----------------------  inert
W Attentive-------------------  absent minded
X desperate------------------ hopeful
Y content......................discontent
Z afraid........................  unafraid
AA vigorous...................powerless
AB equable....................restless

Response options:
3  positive option
2  neither/nor
1  negative option


Summation: Mean

Name: Zersen's 'Befindlichkeits Skala  version 2 (B-S')


















"At the moment I am feeling....."

A  outgoing...................................................inhibited
B  in good spirits...........................................gloomy
C  lacking in drive.........................................motivated
D  easily ill.....................................................healthy
E  determined...............................................aimless
F  serious......................................................lighthearted
G  lacking in ideas........................................full  of ideas
H  sensitive...................................................thick-skinned
I    pessimistic...............................................optimistic
J   carefree...................................................brooding
K   worn out..................................................alert
L   capable of love........................................incapable of love
M   guilty.......................................................innocent
N   exhausted...............................................revived
O   tired of living...........................................enjoying life
P   good-natured..........................................mean
Q   merry.......................................................sad
R   loved......................................................unloved
S   lazy.........................................................active
T   reserved..................................................responsive
U   full of life..................................................lifeless
V   spirited.....................................................inert
W  attentive..................................................absent minded
X   desperate................................................hopeful

Response options:
c   positive option
b   neutral
a   negative option

Scoring: a = 1.........c = 3

Summation:

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Schwarz & Strian (1972): study XZ Germany West 1967 /1 Medical patients, West Germany, 197? N = 180