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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-BMr-yd-mqr-v-5-b
Focus:
Affect: Balance (Mroczek) (A-BMr)
Time frame:
yesterday (yd)
Mode:
multiple questions, repeated (mqr)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on 27 questions repeated 8 days

During the previous day days, how much of the time did you feel ..?
A  so sad nothing could cheer you up
B  nervous
C  restless or fidgety
D  hopeless
E  that everything was an effort
F  worthless
G  lonely
H  afraid
I   jittery
J  irritable
K ashamed
L upset
M  angry
N  frustrated
O  cheerful
P  in good spirits
Q  extremely happy
R  calm and peaceful
S  satisfied
T  full of life
U close to other
V  like you belong
W  enthusiastic
X  attentive
Y  proud
Z  active
Za confident

0 none of the time
1 a little of the time
2 some of the tome
3 most of the time
4 all of the time

Computation: (O - ZA)/13 -(A-P)/14

Name: Mroczek & Kolarz (1998)  Affect Balance Scale, extended version