Happiness measure, code: A-BD2-m-mq-v-7-a

Selfreport of momentary mood on 8 questions:

Using the scale below, indicate how often you feel each of the emotions below. Put a number from 1 to 7 to accurately reflect how much you feel that emotion RIGHT NOW.
A worry
B affection
C anger
D joy
E sadness
F guilt
G contentment
H pride

1 never
2 slight amount (rare)
3 some of the time
4 about half the time
5 much of the time
6 almost always
7 always

Computation: (B+D+G+H) - (A+C+E+F)

Name: Diener's 'Affect Balance' ESM format
Focus, A-BD2 Affect: Balance (Diener's ABS)
Time frame, m momentary (now)
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
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