Happiness measure, code: A-AB-cw-mq-v-5-e


Self report on 20 items

Below are a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Please read each item
carefully and then circle the appropriate number next to that word. Indicate to what extent you have
felt this way lately. Please use the following scale to record your answers

0= NOT AT ALL
1= A LITTLE BIT
2= MODERATELY
3= QUITE A BIT
4=EXTREMELY

a. Wearied
b. Active
c. Worn out
d. Dynamic
e. Bright
f. Helpless
g. Hard-working
h. Feeble
i. Lively
j. Physically weak
k. Listless
l. Tired
m. Enterprising
n. Relaxed
o. Insecure
p. Sociable
q. Cheerful
r. Fatigued
s. Weakened
t. Self-confident

COMPUTE (b+d+e+g+i+m+n+p+q+t) - (a+c+f+h+j+k+l+o+r+s)

Global Mood Scale (GMS)
Scale range -40 to + 40
  
Classification
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceNyklícek & Kuijpers (2008): study NL 2005
TitleEffects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Intervention on Psychological Well-being and Quality of Life: Is Increased Mindfulness Indeed the Mechanism?
PublicDistressed adults, the Netherlands, 2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes