Pavot et al. (1997): study US 1992
- Pavot, W.; Diener, E.; Fujita, F.
- The Relationship between Self-Aspect Congruences Personality and Subjective Well-Being.
- Personality and Individual Differences, 1997, Vol. 22, 183 - 191
- Undergraduate students, USA, 199?
- Non-probability chunk sample
- N = 110
- Non Response:
2 sessions, 1 week apart
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Selfreport on single question:
Use the list below to answer the following question: IN GENERAL, HOW HAPPY OR UNHAPPY DO YOU USUALLY FEEL? Check the one statement that best describes your average happiness.
10 extremely happy (feeling ecstatic, joyous, fantastic!)
9 very happy (feeling really good and elated!)
8 pretty happy (spirits high, feeling good)
7 mildly happy (feeling fairly good and somewhat cheerful)
6 slightly happy ( just a bit above neutral)
5 slightly unhappy (just a bit below neutral)
4 mildly unhappy (just a bit low)
3 pretty unhappy (somewhat "blue", spirits down)
2 very unhappy ( depressed, spirits very low)
1 extremely unhappy (utterly depressed, completely down)
Name: Fordyce's overall happiness item.
- Author's label:
- subjective well-being
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