Happiness measure, code: A-BW-cw-mq-n-7-b


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

Rated:
1: not at all
2
3
4
5
6
7 frequently

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

Name: Watson's PANAS last week version
  
Classification
Focus, A-BW Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS)
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceSheldon et al. (2002): study US 2000
TitlePersonal Goals and Psychological Growth: Testing an Intervention to Enhance Goal Lattainment and Personality Integration.
PublicPsychology students participating in a growth training, USA, 200?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes