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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-se-sq-lg-11-b
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
since event (se)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
life-graph (lg)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together and comparing with your happiest and unhappiest periods in life, how are you doing?
Answers rated on a graph:
-5  |  unhappiest period
-4  |
-3  |
-2  |
-1  |
0  | -----------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|                     
+1 |            T1            T2               T3             T4
+2 |
+3 |
+4 |
+5 | happiest period

T1:  Before retirement
T2:  At the moment of retirement
T3:  A years after retirement
T4:  the last two weeks

Name: ACSA (Anamnestic Comparative Self Assessment)
Retrospections and current assessment plotted in a time graph. Only recent rating taken as happiness