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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-CP-g-rdf-v-5-a
Focus:
Affect: Cheerful Person (A-CP)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
rating by family (rdf)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Ratings by parents:

How would you rate this child's general level of happiness....?
1 always or almost always unhappy
2  more often unhappy than happy
3  equal periods or amounts of happiness and unhappiness
4  more often happy than unhappy
5  always or almost always happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Cameron et al. (1973): study US 1971 /2 Children, retarded and normal, USA,197? N = 80