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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-DT-cm-sq-n-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Delighted vs Terrible life (O-DT)
Time frame:
last month, last few weeks (cm)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 How did you feel about your life-as-a-whole.during the past few weeks?
 -3  terrible
 -2  
 -1  
   0
 +1
 +2
 +3  delighted
 
 
 Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale' (modified version)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Froh et al. (2008): study US 2006 12-17 aged participants in a gratitude exercise and controls, USA 2006 N = 221