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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-TH-*-mq-v-5-b
Focus:
Mixed: Time Happy (M-TH)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Self report on five questions:

A  Thinking about the past 4 weeks: Has your life been enjoyable?
B  How often do you feel happy?
C  How much of the time do you feel satisfied with your life?
D  How often do you have a lot of fun?
E  Thinking about the past 4 weeks; Have you felt pleased that you were alive?

Rated:
1  not at all/never
2  slightly/almost never
3  moderately/sometimes
4  very/ almost always
5  extremely/always

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Bevans et al. (2010): study US 2005 School children, USA, 200? N = 2095
Mean
= 4.200