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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Selfreport on 15 questions:

In your life, what is your regular level of …
A  overall wellbeing
B  happiness
C  pleasure
D  bliss (seemingly complete happiness)
E  peace of mind
G  satisfaction
G  serenity
H  displeasure
J  beatitude (perfect happiness)
J  inner peace
K  fullfilment
L  joy
M  feeling bad
N  tranquility (inner calm)
O  plenitude (feeling of complete satisfaction, happiness and fulfillment)
P  unhappiness

Rated:
1  strongly disagree
2
3
4
5
6
7 strongly agree

Name: Subjective Authentic-Durable Happiness Scale (SA-DHS)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Uskul & Greenglass (2005): study CA 2005 Turkish immigrants, Canada, 2005 N = 181