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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-PL-c-rc-v-5-a
Focus:
Mixed: Pleasure in Life (M-PL)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
rating by clinican (rc)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Clinical rating by 4 experts on the basis of multi-method assessments during periodical stays in assessment center.

Rater instruction:
"To what extend does this person find pleasure in life at the present time..........?"
1  low
2
3  average
4
5  high

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Bray & Howard (1980): study US 1956 40+ aged, male managers, Bell Telephone Company, 1956-1976 N = 422
Bray & Howard (1983): study US 1956 40+ aged male managers, Bell Telephone Company, 1956-1980 N = 422