- Overall: Summed overall appraisals (O-Sum)
- Time frame:
- various time frames (*)
- multiple questions (mq)
- Scale Type:
- Different rating scales combined (*)
- Scale Range:
DescriptionSelf report on 8 items
A How do you feel about your life as a whole?
Rated on a 9-step Delighted-Terrible scale
Asked twice in the interview with 15 minutes interval
B a In most ways my life is close to ideal
b The conditions of my life are excellent
c I am satisfied with my life
d So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
e If I could live my life over, I would change nothing'
Answers rated: 7 strongly agree to 1 strongly disagree
C How do you feel usually?
0 extremely unhappy
10 extremely happy
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