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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-CA-g-rdf-v-3-a
Focus:
Affect: Cheerful Appearance (A-CA)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
rating by family (rdf)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Mother's rating of general infant's mood.

Content analysis of 3 monthly interviews with mother:
Rating:
0 positive
1variable
2 negative
(code should be reversed)

Item in the Infant Temperament Questionnaire (ITQ) by Carey, 1970

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Klein (1984): study IL Petah Tikva 1980 6 months aged infants, Israel, followed from 1980-1981 N = 40
Mean
= 1.370
SD
= 0.220
Carey (1970): study US Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1965 4-8 months aged infants, Philadelphia, United States, 196? N = 101
Mean
= 0.400
SD
= 0.250