- 18-65 aged, Victoria, Australia, followed 1981 to 1987
- N = 419
- Non Response:
In 1981 942 panel members were selected. By 1987 649 members remained. In 1987 a supplementary mail questionnaire, used to measure depression and anxiety, netted 419 replies. Mailed questionnaire at T4 to measure depression/anxiety
- Authors's label
- Negative Affect Scale (NAS)
- Our Classification
- Selfreport on 5 questions:
"During the past few weeks, did you ever feel ....?" (yes/no)
A So restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair?
B Very lonely or remote from other people?
D Depressed or very unhappy?
E Upset because someone criticized you?
Answer options: yes = 1 no = 0
Possible range: 0 to +5
Name: Bradburn's Negative Affect Scale
(sub-scale of affect balance Scale, item code A-AB)