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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Ratings of 'emotional tone' by mother, teachers and investigator on the basis of an interview with the child

A: Is S inclined to be … most of the time?
    -  optimistic and cheerful or  pessimistic and depressed

B: Is S …. In mood?
    Steady  or fluctuating

Rated:
5  steadily optimistic
4  veriable tending to optimism
3  indifferent of fluctuating
2  variable tending to optimism
1  steadily pessimistic

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Livson & Peskin (1967): study US 1933 5-16 aged, California, 1933 N = 64
Mean
= 3.100