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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-Sum-g-fi-?-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Summed overall appraisals (O-Sum)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
focussed interview (fi)
Scale Type:
scale not reported (?)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport in in-depth interview about affective nature of one's life.
Rated on the level of happiness by an expert rater on a 1-7 scale

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Magnus & Diener (1991): study US 1986 University students, USA, followed 4 years 1986-1990 N = 130