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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-BD3-cm-mq-v-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Balance (Diener's 24 item index) (A-BD3)
Time frame:
last month, last few weeks (cm)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport of daily mood on 24 questions

'Please indicate how much of each emotion you felt in the past month'
A    LOVE
Aa  Affection
Ab  love
Ac  caring
Ab  fondness
B    JOY
Ba  joy
Bb  happiness
Bc  contentment
Bd  pride
C    FEAR
Ca  fear
Cb  worry
Cc  anxiety
Cd  nervous
D    ANGER
Da  anger
Db  irritation
Dc  disgust
Dd  rage
E    SHAME
Ea  shame
Eb  guilt
Ec  regret
Ed  embarrassment
F   SADNESS
Fa  sadness
Fb  loneliness
Fc  unhappiness
Fd  depression

Answer options:
1  never felt that way
2
3
4
5
6
7 always felt that way


Computation:  average A+B minus average C+D+E+F

Name: Intensity and Time Affect Scale (ITAS)