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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-AO-cw-mq-v-4-a
Focus:
Mixed: Affect + Overall (M-AO)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on 5 questions

How often during the past week did you feel
A  Depressed
B  Happy
C  Lonely
D  Enjoyed life
E  Sad

Rated:
4  all or almost all of the time
3  most of the time
2  some of the time
1 none or almost none of the time

Computation: (B+D) - (A+C+E)