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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-Sum-u-mq-v-6-b
Focus:
Contentment: Summed appraisals (C-Sum)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
6

Description

Self report on 7 questions:

How satisfied are you compared to....
B  what you feel you deserve to have happened to you considering all that you have worked for?
D  the accomplishments of your friends and associates?
E  the accomplishments of most people in your position?
G  what you have expected from yourself all along considering your resources, strengths and weaknesses?
H what you have predicted about yourself becoming?
I  what you feel you should have accomplished so far?
J   what you feel is the minimum of what anyone in your position should have accomplished (and be able to accomplish)?



Name: Meadows' Life Satisfaction Measure (shortened version, items A, C and F left out)