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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