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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-AO-g-fi-n-7-a
Focus:
Mixed: Affect + Overall (M-AO)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
focussed interview (fi)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport in focused interview:

Content-analysis of tapes of interviews which focused on present state. Happiness-contentment was rated by three independent judges

Rating options:
1  no satisfaction expressed in interview
2
3
4  mild contentment
5
6
7  expression of overall joy in living

Summation: scores were summed
Possible range: 3 to 21










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