Happiness measure, code: A-ASA-mi-mq-v-3-b


Selfreport on 28 questions:

Below is a list of opposed attributes. Please indicate which applies best to your situation at this moment. Don't think too long. Place a cross next to the word this fits best. If you cannot decide, use the neither/nor option. Do not skip any lines.

"At the moment I am feeling.....:"

A outgoing-------------------- inhibited
B in good spirits------------ gloomy
C lacking in drive---------- motivated
D easily ill---------------------- heal,thy
E determined---------------- aimless
F serious----------------------- lighthearted
G lacking in ideas--------- full of ideas
H sensitive-------------------- thick-skinned
I pessimistic---------------- optimistic
J carefree-------------------- brooding
K worn out-------------------- alert
L capable of love---------- incapable of love
M Guilty-------------------------- innocent
N exhausted----------------- revived
O tired of living-------------- enjoying live
P good natured------------- mean
Q merry------------------------- sad
R loved-------------------------unloved
S lazy---------------------------- active
T reserved-------------------- responsive
U full of life------------------- lifeless
V spirited---------------------- inert
W Attentive------------------- absent minded
X desperate------------------ hopeful
Y content......................discontent
Z afraid........................ unafraid
AA vigorous...................powerless
AB equable....................restless

Response options:
3 positive option
2 neither/nor
1 negative option


Summation: Mean

Name: Zersen's 'Befindlichkeits Skala'version 2 (B-S')


















"At the moment I am feeling....."

A outgoing...................................................inhibited
B in good spirits...........................................gloomy
C lacking in drive.........................................motivated
D easily ill.....................................................healthy
E determined...............................................aimless
F serious......................................................lighthearted
G lacking in ideas........................................full of ideas
H sensitive...................................................thick-skinned
I pessimistic...............................................optimistic
J carefree...................................................brooding
K worn out..................................................alert
L capable of love........................................incapable of love
M guilty.......................................................innocent
N exhausted...............................................revived
O tired of living...........................................enjoying life
P good-natured..........................................mean
Q merry.......................................................sad
R loved......................................................unloved
S lazy.........................................................active
T reserved..................................................responsive
U full of life..................................................lifeless
V spirited.....................................................inert
W attentive..................................................absent minded
X desperate................................................hopeful

Response options:
c positive option
b neutral
a negative option

Scoring: a = 1.........c = 3

Summation:
  
Classification
Focus, A-ASA Affect: Average of Specific Affects
Time frame, mi last instant
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceSchwarz & Strian (1972): study XZ Germany West 1967 /1
TitlePsychometrische Untersuchungen zur Befindlichkeit psychiatrischer und intern-medizinischer Patienten. (Psychometric investigations on well-being in psychiatric and medical patients).
PublicMedical patients, West Germany, 197?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no