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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