Happiness measure, code: M-AO---mq-*-124-a


Selfreport on 25 questions:

A Using the 1-7 scale below, indicate your agreement with each of the items by placing the appropriate number on the line preceding that item. Please be open and honest in your responding.
a In most ways my life is close to ideal
b The conditions of my life are excellent
c I am satisfied with my life
d So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
e If I could live my life over again, I would change nothing
Answers rated:
7 strongly agree
6 agree
5 slightly agree
4 neither agree nor disagree
3 slightly disagree
2 disagree
1 strongly disagree
Name: Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)

B Indicate to what extend you feel this way in general in your life:
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

Computation: A+B
  
Classification
Focus, M-AO Mixed: Affect + Overall
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, * Different rating scales combined Range = 124
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceDogan et al. (2012): study TR 2012
TitleMeaning in Life and Subjective Well-Being among Turkish University Students.
PublicStudents, Turkey, 2012
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSheldon & Hoon (2006): study ZZ East-West pairs 2001
TitleThe Multiple Determination of Well-Being: Independent Effects of Positive Traits, Needs, Goals, Selves, Social Support, and Cultural Contexts.
PublicUniversity students, USA and Singapore, 200?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWarner et al. (2017): study US New England 2013
TitleFruit and Vegetable Intake Predicts Positive Affect
PublicStudents, New England, United States of America, 2013
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: no