Happiness Measures


Contentment: Getting things Wanted (C-W)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Multiple observations (*)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:


Selfreport on 3 questions:

A:      We would like to ask your opinions about the life you are living now.  We ask you to indicate FIVE crucial things for your life.
      Five blank text boxes presented for writing answers

B:  Giving weight to each thing, we now ask you to measure the feeling you have about each of the things you mentioned, using the following measures
     0  extremely disstressing to the extend you feared
     1  very bad, but not as distressing as you feared
     2  bad, but not as much as you feared
     3  good (healthy) condition
     4  good, but not as much as you wanted
     5  very good, but not to the fullest extend you had hoped
     6  just as I had hoped

     Rating scale presented horizontally right to each textbox with statement about crucial areas in life

     Extremes additionally labeled as
     -   as bad as could possibly be
     -  as good as could possibly be

C:  We want you to 'spend' 10 points to show which areas of your life  are most important to your overall quality of life.
      Blank textbox presented horizontally right to rating scale

Name: Camfield & Rutta (2007) Global Person Generated Index (GPGI)