Happiness measure, code: A-BC-cw-mq-v-5-a


Selfreport on 50 questions:

"This scale consists of a number of words and phrases that describe different feelings and emotions. Read each item and then mark the appropriate answer in the space next to the word. Use the following scale to record your answers."
(response options below)

A JOVIALITY
Aa enthusiastic----
Ab energetic----
Ac happy ----
Ad joyful ----
Ae cheerful ----
B SELFASSURANCE
Ba strong ----
Bb proud ----
Bc confident ----
Bd bold ----
Be fearless ----
C ATTENTION
Ca focused ----
Cb concentrating ----
Cc alert ----
Cd attentive ----
Ce determined ----
D PEACE
Da calm ----
Db relaxed ----
Dc at ease ----
Dd contented ----
De peaceful
E LOVE
Ea loving ----
Eb compassionate ----
Ec kind ----
Ed affectionate ----
Ee caring
F HOSTILITY
Fa angry ----
Fb hostile ----
Fc irritable ----
Fd scornful ----
Fe disgusted ----
G GUILT
Ga ashamed ----
Gb angry at self ----
Gc disgusted with self ----
Gd guilty ----
Ge blameworthy ----
H SADNESS
Ha sad ----
Hb blue ----
Hc downhearted ----
Hd depressed ----
He lonely ----
I FEAR
Ia afraid ----
Ib scared ----
Ic nervous ----
Id jittery ----
Ie shaky ----
J FATIGUE
Ja tired ----
Jb sleepy ----
Jc drowsy ----
Jd sluggish ----
Je worn-out ----

Response options:
0 very slightly or not at all
1 a little bit
2 moderately
3 quite a bit
4 extremely

Summation:
Positive Affect Score (PAS): A+B+C+D+E (max 100)
Negative Affect Score (NAS): F+G+H+I+J (max 100)
Affect Balance Score: PAS-NAS

Name: Friedman's Affect Scale
  
Classification
Focus, A-BC Affect: Balance (Cohen's index)
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies