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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Summed overall appraisals (O-Sum)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
rating by clinican (rc)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Clinical rating.

Ratings by four judges on the basis of notes from observations and interviews between age 12-18.

Ratings were made on  the following dimensions:
A. discontented
B. unhappy
C. dissatisfied
D. complaints

Rating options:
1  not at all true
2  
3
4  average
5
6
7
8  extremely true

Summation: not reported

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Schaefer & Bayley (1963): study US 1929 /1 Girls, followed from age 0 to 18, Berkely, California, USA, 1929-47 N = 19