Happiness measure, code: A-AB-cm-mq-v-5-e


Selfreport on 30 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 few weeks?
A Interested
B Sad
C Frightened
D Alert
E Excited
F Ashamed
G Upset
H Happy
I Strong
J Nervous
K Guilty
L Energetic
M Scared
N Calm
O Miserable
P Jittery
Q Cheerful
R Active
S Proud
T Afraid
U Joyful
V Lonely
W Mad
X Fearless
Y Disgusted
Z Delighted
AA Blue
AB Daring
AC Gloomy
AD Lively

Answer options:
1 very slightly or not at all
2 a little
3 moderately
4 quite a bit
5 extremely

Negative affect score (NAS): B, C, F, G, J, K, M, O, P, T, V, W, Y, AA, AC
Positive affect score (PAS):A, D, E, H, I, L, N, Q, R, S, U, X, Z, AB, AD
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson et al's PANAS. Adapted for children by Laurent et al. (Version PANAS-C)
  
Classification
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, cm last month, last few weeks
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceMcKnight-Hexdall & Huebner (2007): study US 2004
TitleSubjective Well-Being in Pedriatic Oncology Patients.
Public11-21 aged lymphoma patients and controls, USA, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes