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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-BS-c-mq-v-5-a
Focus:
Affect: Balance (Schultz's index) (A-BS)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on six questions:

The following questions are about feelings you may have had or not recently.
Please indicate when you experienced these feelings  for the last time.

A  Carefree moments
B  Feelings of independence and freedom
C  Moments I enjoyed life
D  The feeling I missed happiness in my life  
E  The feeling I must always give in to reach something
F  Feelings of uselessness and monotony

Response options:
5  the last two weeks
4  the last months
3  during the last half year
2  earlier
1  never

Range: 0 - 24

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Schulz et al. (1997): study AT 1992 Artists, Austria, 199? N = 1812