Happiness measure, code: M-AO-c-mq-*-110-a


Self report on 21 questions:

A Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days?
10 totally satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 totally unsatisfied

B Indicate to what extend you feel this way during the past few weeks:
a nervous
b distressed
c afraid
d jittery
e irritable
f upset
g scared
h exiled
i ashamed
j guilty
k hostile
l active
m determined
n inspired
o enthusiastic
p alert
q attentive
r proud
s strong
t interested
Answer options:
1 very slightly or not at all
2 a little
3 moderately
4 quite a bit
5 extremely
Affect Balance Score (ABS): (a-k) - (l-t) Name: Watson's PANAS
  
Classification
Focus, M-AO Mixed: Affect + Overall
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, * Different rating scales combined Range = 110
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceMollenkopf et al. (2005): study ZZ Europe 2000
TitleMobility and the Quality of Life.
Public55+ aged, 6 European Countries, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes