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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-TH-g-sq-v-4-b
Focus:
Mixed: Time Happy (M-TH)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Moments that I feel happy I have......
4   often
3   not too often
2   seldom
1   never

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Hermans & Tak-VandeVen (1973): study NL 1971 Secondary school pupils, The Netherlands, 197? N = 291
Erdman (1981): study NL 1978 Heart patients, The Netherlands 1978-1979 N = 1752
Mean
= 3.535
SD
= 0.645