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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-AO-*-mq-vt-*-a
Focus:
Mixed: Affect + Overall (M-AO)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scales transformed to same range (vt)
Scale Range:
0

Description

Selfreport on 11 questions

A: During the past few days, how have you felt about your life as a whole?
     1 terrible
     2
     3
     4
     5
     6
     7 delighted
     (Andrews & Withey Delighted-Terrible scale)

B To what extend do you generally feel
     a inspired
     b  alert
     c excited
     d enthusiastic
     e determined
     f  afraid
     g upset
     h nervous
     i scared
     j distressed
     Rated 1-5, labels not reported
    (MacKinnon short version of PANAS)

Computation: Standardized:  A + (Ba+Bb+Bc+Bd+Be)/5 - (Bf+Bg+Bh+Bi+Bj)/5