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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-CA-g-rdf-v-7-b
Focus:
Affect: Cheerful Appearance (A-CA)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
rating by family (rdf)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Please circle the number that is most typical of your baby. "About average" means how you think the typical baby would be scored:
What kind of mood is your baby generally in?
1 very happy and cheerful
2
3
4 neither serious nor cheerful
5
6
7 serious

Part of the Infant Characteristics Questionnaire (see Bates,Freeland & Lounsbury, 1979)