Happiness measure, code: A-BW-mi-mqr-v-5-a


Selfreport on 20 questions, answered at the end of the day during 14 days

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 feel this way right now, that is, at the present moment:
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

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

Name: Watson's PANAS ('this moment' version) applied in multiple moment assesment (experience sampling method)
  
Classification
Focus, A-BW Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS)
Time frame, mi last instant
Mode, mqr multiple questions, repeated (number not reported)
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceKleiboer (2006): study NL 2001
TitleCouples Dealing with Multiple Sclerosis. A Diary Study Examining the Effects of Spousal Interactions and Well-Being.
PublicMS patients and their spouse, The Netherlands, 200?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes