- Mixed: Affect + Overall (M-AO)
- Time frame:
- various time frames (*)
- multiple questions (mq)
- Scale Type:
- verbal scale (v)
- Scale Range:
DescriptionSelf report on 18 questions:
A During the past 4 weeks….. Have you been a happy person?
6 all of the time
5 most of the time
4 a good bit of the time
3 some of the time
2 a little of the time
1 none of the time
B Considering your life as a whole, would you describe it as?
1 very unhappy
7 very happy
C Taking all together, how would you say things are these days?
3 very happy
2 pretty happy
1 not too happy
D During the past few weeks, did you ever feel ....? (yes/no)
a Particularly excited or interested in something?
b So restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair?
c Proud because someone complimented you on something
you had done?
d Very lonely or remote from other people?
e Pleased about having accomplished something?
g On top of the world?
h Depressed or very unhappy?
i That things were going your way?
j Upset because someone criticized you?
Affect balance score: (a+c+e+g+i) -(b+d+f+h+j)
E Using the 1-7 scale below, indicate your agreement with
a In most ways my life is close to ideal
b The conditions of my life are excellent
c I am satisfied with my life
d So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
e If I could live my life over, I would change nothing