Happiness measure, code: A-BW-cy-mq-v-5-d


Selfreport on 10 questions.

This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. As I read each item, I ask that you refer to your response card an d tell me to wgat extent you have felt in that way during the past year :
A exited
B enthusiastic
C alert
D inspired
E determined
F distressed
G scared
H upset
I nervous
J ashamed

Answer options:
1 not at all
2 a little
3 somewhat
4 quite a bit
5 very much

Negative affect score (NAS): F to J
Positive affect score (PAS): A to G
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Shortened Watson's PANAS; Kiercher version
  
Classification
Focus, A-BW Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS)
Time frame, cy last year
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceDaukantaite & Zukauskiene (2006): study LT 2001
TitleSwedish and Lithuanian employed women’s subjective well-being.
PublicMiddle-aged employed Lithuanian women, 200?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDaukantaite & Zukauskiene (2006): study SE 1998
TitleSwedish and Lithuanian employed women’s subjective well-being.
PublicMiddle-aged employed Swedish women 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes