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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HP-g-sq-n-7-ba
Focus:
Overall: Happy Person (O-HP)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Some people are generally not very happy; although they are not depressed, they never seem as happy as they might be. How does that characterization describe you?
1  a great deal
2
3
4
5
6
7  not at all

Item in Lyubomirsky & Lepper's 'Subjective Happiness Scale' (SHS). This full scale is not included in this item  bank because one of its four items is about the degree to which one thinks to be happier than ones peers.