Happiness measure, code: A-BW-cm-rdf-v-5-a


Rating by parents on 20 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 your child felt this way during the past two week?:
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 et al's PANAS ('past 2 weeks' version for one's child)
  
Classification
Focus, A-BW Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS)
Time frame, cm last month, last few weeks
Mode, rdf rating by family
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies