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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-AO---mq-v-9-a
Focus:
Mixed: Affect + Overall (M-AO)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
9

Description

Selfreport on 19 questions:

A  5 item Satisfaction With Life Scale (Diener)
    Aa   In most ways my life is close to ideal
    Ab  The conditions of my life are excellent
    Ac   I am satisfied with my life
    Ad   So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
    Ae   If I could live my life over, I would change nothing
    Answers rated: 7  strongly agree to 1  strongly disagree
    Average score linearly stretched to range 1-9

B  6-item Positive Affect Scale (Diener)
    Positive emotions in the last week rated 1-9
    (items not reported)

C  8-item Negative Affect Scale (Diener)
    Negative emotions in the last week rated 1-9, reversed


Computation: Average A+B+C/3