Happiness measure, code: A-BW-cw-mq-n-7-a


Selfreport on 10 questions.

This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Read each item and mark the appropriate answer in the space next to that word. Indicate to what extend you felt this way during the past week?:
A distressed
B afraid
C jittery
E upset
F scared
G determined
H inspired
I enthusiastic
J interested
K exited

Answer options:
0
.
6

Negative affect score (NAS): A to F
Positive affect score (PAS): G to K
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson et al's PANAS ('past week' shortened version)
  
Classification
Focus, A-BW Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS)
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceStraume & Vitterso (2005): study NO 2000
TitleA Personality Approach to Happiness and Development: Emotional Responses to Success and Failure.
PublicTravelers, Norway, 200?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes