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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-DT-cw-sq-v-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Delighted vs Terrible life (O-DT)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life as a whole during the last week.....?
7  delighted
6  pleased
5  mostly satisfied
4  mixed
3  mostly dissatisfied
2  unhappy
1  terrible

Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale'  (last week version)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Emmons & McCullough (2003): study US 1998 /1 Students in a wellbeing course, USA, 1998 N = 192