Happiness measure, code: A-BW-?-mq-v-5-a

Selfreport on 20 questions:

Lead item not reported.

A nervous
B distressed
C afraid
D jittery
E irritable
F upset
G scared
H exited
I ashamed
J guilty
K hostile
L active
M determined
N inspired
O enthusiastic
P alert
Q attentive
R proud
S strong
T interested

1: slightly/not at all
5 extremely

Negative affect score (NAS): A to K
Positive affect score (PAS): L to T
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson's PANAS version not reported
Focus, A-BW Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS)
Time frame, ? time frame not reported
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceAyyash-Abdo & Alamuddin (2007): study LB 2007
TitlePredictors of Subjective Well-Being Among College Youth in Lebanon.
PublicStudents, Lebanon, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceBakalim & Karckay (2017): study US 2015
TitleEffect of Group Counseling on Happiness, Life Satisfaction and Positive-Negative Affect: A Mixed Method Study.
PublicStudents, before and after a 6 week counseling course,, USA, 2015 - 2016
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceDe Castro et al. (2007): study ES Madrid 2004
TitlePsychological Well-Being in Adults Transplanted in Childhood.
Public18-22 aged transplant patients, Spain, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceEryilmaz (2015a): study TR Eskisehir 2015
TitlePositive Psychology in the Class: The Effectiveness of a Teaching Method Based on Subjective Well-Being and Engagement Increasing Activities.
PublicStudents in a human relationships course and controls, Eskisehir, Turkey, 2015
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceGoldstein (2007): study US 2005
TitleSacred Moments: Implications on Well-Being and Stress.
PublicHealthy adults, USA, 200?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceHaeck et al. (2016): study ZZ 2012
TitleImpact of Psychoeducational Content Delivered Online to a Positive Psychology Aware Community
PublicUsers of a 6 week online psychoeducation course, 35 nations, 201?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceLambert et al. (2009): study US Florida 2007
TitleMore Gratitude, Less Materialism: The Mediating Role of Life Satisfaction.
PublicUndegraduate students, USA, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceLee et al. (2008): study US 2008
TitleSocial Connectedness, Extraversion, and Subjective Well-Being: Testing a Mediation Model.
PublicCollege students and LGB, USA, 2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceMcCullough et al. (2000): study US 1995
TitleLife Events, Self Concept, and Adolescents Positive Subjective Well-Being.
PublicHigh school students, USA 199?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
ReferenceSheldon & Lyubomirsky (2009): study US 2004
TitleChange Your Actions, Not Your Circumstances: An Experimental Test of the Sustainable Happiness Model.
PublicParticipants in a happiness training, USA 200?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceWarner et al. (2017): study US New England 2013
TitleFruit and Vegetable Intake Predicts Positive Affect
PublicStudents, New England, United States of America, 2013
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes