print

Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-Sum---mq-v-5-c
Focus:
Overall: Summed overall appraisals (O-Sum)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on 4 questions:

A:  I sometimes feel that life isn't worth living.
B:  Life is hard for me most of the time.
C:  I have a lot to be sad about
Each rated:
    1 does not apply to me at all
    2
    3
    4
    5 applies to me very well

D: How satisfied are you with your life today?
     1 not at all
     2
     3
     4
     5 very much

Summation: (A+B+C+D)/4