Happiness measure, code: A-BB-cy-mq-v-5-a


Selfreport on10 questions

"During the past year, how often did you feelů..?" (yes/no)
A Particularly exited, or interested in something?
B So restless that you could not sit long in a chair?
C Proud because someone complimented you on something
you had done?
D Very lonely or remote from people?
E Pleased about having accomplished something?
F Bored?
G On top of the world?
H Depressed?
I That things were going your way?
J Upset because someone critized you?

Rated:
1 never
2
3
4
5 often

Summation:
-Positive Affect Score (PAS): (A+C+E+G+I)/5
-Negative Affect Score (NAS): (B+D+F+H+J)/5
-Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS minus NAS
Possible: range: -5 to +5

Name: Bradburn's `Affect Balance Scale'
  
Classification
Focus, A-BB Affect: Balance (Bradburn's 10 item inde
Time frame, cy last year
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
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