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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Rating based on two independent interviews (Rate question not reported)
7  tremendous cheerful
6
5
4  average
3
2
1  extremely disenchanted

Summation:  average of rates

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Mussen et al. (1982): study US 1930 Mothers of 21-months babies. Followed 40 years, Berkeley USA, 1930-70 N = 81