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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-BF-md-mqr-v-5-a
Focus:
Affect: Balance (Fredrickson Differential Emotion Scale (A-BF)
Time frame:
last day (md)
Mode:
multiple questions, repeated (mqr)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on 19 questions:

Today I felt .
A  joyful
B  grateful
C  amused
D  content
E  proud
F  awed
G  loving
H  hopeful
I   interested
J  angry
K  sad
L  afraid
M  ashamed
N  contemptuous
O  embarrassed
P  guilty
Q  disgusted

Rated
1  very slight, or not at all
2  little
3  moderate
4  quite a bit
5  extreme

Computation: (A to I)/9 - (J to Q)/8

Name: Fredrickson et. al (2003) Differential Emotions Scale  (mDES), Today version