Happiness measure, code: M-ACO-cw-mq-v-3-a

Selfreport on 24 questions

A Indicate your agreement with the following statements
Aa In most ways my life is close to ideal
Ab The conditions of my life are excellent
Ac I am satisfied with my life
Ad So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
Ae If I could live my life over again, I would change nothing

B ; Today I felt.
Ba joyful
Bb grateful
Bc amused
Bd content
Be proud
Bf awed
Bg loving
Bh hopeful
Bi interested
Bj angry
Bk sad
Bl afraid
Bm ashamed
Bn contemptuous
Bo embarrassed
Bp guilty
Bq disgusted

Rating scales not reported

Computation: A and b standardized and summed

A is Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale SWLS
B is Fredrickson's modified Differential Emotions Scale mDES

1 very slight, or not at all
2 little
3 moderate
4 quite a bit
5 extreme

Computation: (A to I)/9 - (J to Q)/8

Name: Fredrickson et. al (2003) Differential Emotions Scale (mDES), Today version
Focus, M-ACO Mixed: Affect + Contentment + Overall
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
Used in studies
ReferenceLayous et al. (2018): study US 2014
TitleReframing the Ordinary: Imaging Time as Scarce Increases in Wellbeing
PublicStudents participating in happiness training, USA, 2014
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes