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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-AO---mq-*-7-d
Focus:
Mixed: Affect + Overall (M-AO)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
Different rating scales combined (*)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on 13 questions:

A Selfreport on 8 questions on current mood
    (full lead question not reported)
    Aa anxious
    Ab angry
    Ac alert
    Ad enthusiastic
    Ae calm
    Af relaxed
   Ag sad
   Ah lonely
   Rated
  1 not at all
  :
  7 extremely
  Computation: (C+D+E+F)/4 - (A+B+g+H)/4

B  Selfreport on five questions about satisfaction with life
     Ba  In most ways my life is close to ideal
      Bb  The conditions of my life are excellent
      Bc  I am satisfied with my life
      Bd  So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
      Be  If I could live my life over, I would change nothing
      Rated:
     7  strongly agree
     :
     1  strongly disagree
      (Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale, SWLS)