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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-FH-cw-sq-v-5-a
Focus:
Mixed: Feel Happy (M-FH)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how happy would you say you have been feeling OVER THE PAST WEEK.  Please place an x by the choice which best describes how happy you have felt. Try to be as accurate as you can.

Over the past week I have been feeling...
5   very happy
4   happy
3   somewhat happy
2   unhappy
1   very unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Lichter et al. (1980): study NZ 1978 Adults, trainees and controls, followed 10 weeks, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1978 N = 23