Happiness measure, code: A-BW-g-mq-v-4-a


Selfreport on 21 questions

In general I feel:
A happy
B active
D pleased
E joyful
.
.
F helpless
G nervous
H annoyed
I tense
J irritable.
.
.

Only 9 of 21 adjectives reported

Answer options:
0 not at all
1
2
3 very frequently

Negative affect score (NAS): average of 12 adjectives
Positive affect score (PAS): average of 9 adjectives
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson et al's PANAS ('in general' version)
  
Classification
Focus, A-BW Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS)
Time frame, g generally
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
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