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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-CP-g-fi-n-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Cheerful Person (A-CP)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
focussed interview (fi)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport in focused interview:

Rating of cheerfulness by interviewer on the basis of an  extensive interview.

Rating options:
7 cheerful
6
5
4
3
2
1  gloomy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Mussen et al. (1980): study US 1930 Mothers, followed from age 30 to 70, Berkeley, USA, 1930-70 N = 81