Happiness measure, code: A-Bde-c-mq-n-5-c


Selfreport on 40 items

Lead sentence and items not reported

Positive affect dimensions
A Joy
B Contentment
C Vigor
D affection

Negative affect dimensions
E Anxiety
F Depression
G Guilt
H Hostility

Rated
0 not at all
1
2
3
4 extremely

Computation:
Positive Affects Total (PTOT): A+B+C+D
Negative Affects Total (NTOT): E+F+G+H
Affects Balance Index (ABI) : PTOT-NTOT/PTOT

Name: Derogatis Affects Balance Scale, (States Of Mind SOM ratio)
  
Classification
Focus, A-Bde Affect Balance (Derogatis)
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 5
  
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