Happiness measure, code: A-BW-cw-mq-v-5-b


Selfreport on 20 questions.

Indicate to what extend you felt this way in the last week.
A nervous
B distressed
C afraid
D edgy
E grouchy
F upset
G scared
H exiled
I ashamed
J guilty
K hostile
L active
M determined
N inspired
O enthusiastic
P alert
Q attentive
R proud
S emotionally strong
T interested


Answer options:
1 very slightly or not at all
2 a little
3 moderately
4 quite a bit
5 extremely

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

Name: Watson et al's PANAS (adapted last week version for children)
  
Classification
Focus, A-BW Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS)
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceProctor et al. (2011a): study GB 2009
TitleStrengths Gym: The Impact of a Character Strengths-based Intervention on the Life Satisfaction and Well-being of Adolescents.
PublicAdolescents, participants in a strengt training and controls, UK, 2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes