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


Rating by peers 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 X felt this way during the past few weeks?
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:
a 1 very slightly or not at all
b 2 a little
c 3 moderately
d 4 quite a bit
e 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 few weeks' version)
  
Classification
Focus, A-BW Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS)
Time frame, cm last month, last few weeks
Mode, rdp rating by peers
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
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