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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-CP-g-rc-?-9-a
Focus:
Affect: Cheerful Person (A-CP)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
rating by clinican (rc)
Scale Type:
scale not reported (?)
Scale Range:
9

Description

Clinical rating of cheerfulness.

Rating on the basis of interview-protocols by 2 or 3 independent judges of cheerfulness as personality descriptive variable from most uncharacteristic to most characteristic of the subject.

Rating options: scale rating from 1  to  9 (scale options not reported)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Block (1971): study US 1936 Highschool pupils, followed from age 11 to 35, USA, 1936-1957 N = 160
Block (1971): study US 1936 /1 Highschool pupils, followed from age 11 to 32, USA, 1936-51 N = 72
Block & Kremen (1996): study US 1990 18-aged, followed 5 years; Berkeley, USA, 19??-19??. N = 95