- Mixed: Affect + Contentment (M-AC)
- Time frame:
- hitherto (h)
- multiple questions (mq)
- Scale Type:
- verbal scale (v)
- Scale Range:
DescriptionSelfreport on 2 questions:
"How important was each of the following goals in life in the plans you made for yourself in early adulthood?"
- joy in living
4 of prime importance to me
1 less important to me than to most people
"How successful have you been in the pursuit of these goals?"
5 had excellent fortune in this respect
1 little satisfaction in this area
Computation: Life satisfaction score = Perceived success in achieving joy in living now (B) minus remembered importance of joy in living in early adulthood (A)