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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-BD1-mi-mqr-v-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Balance (Diener's 8 item index) (A-BD1)
Time frame:
last instant (mi)
Mode:
multiple questions, repeated (mqr)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport of momentary mood on 9 questions

Please indicate how much of each emotion just before the beeper went off
A  happy
B  depressed, blue
C  joyful
D  pleased
E  frustrated
F  angry, hostile
G  enjoyment, fun
H  worried, anxious
I   unhappy

Answer options:
0  not at all
1  
2  
3  
4  
5  
6  extremely much

Computation: (A+C+D+G)-(B+E+F+H+I)

Name: Diener's 'Daily Mood scale'