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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-BH-g-mq-v-5-a
Focus:
Affect: Balance (Huelsman) (A-BH)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on 20 questions

How do you feel on the average?
A  Active
B  Energetic
C  Lively
D  Vigorous
E  Exhausted
F  Fatigued
G  Tired
H  Weary
I  Worn out
J  Aggravated
K  Agitated
L  Hostile
M  Irritable
N  Upset
O  Uptight
P  Calm
Q  Peaceful
R  Relaxed
S  Serene
T  Tranquil

Rating scale
1  very slightly to not at all
2
3
4
5  extremely

Computation: PA-NA: PA = A-D, P-T, NA = E-O

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Mellor et al. (2003): study AU 2003 Short-stay in-ward surgery patients, shortly before and after treatment, Australia 2003 N = 148
Mean
= 2.310
SD
= 0.010