Happiness measure, code: A-AB-?-mq-v-2-a

Self report on 26 items. (text of items not reported)
13 items positve affect
13 items negative affect
1 = yes
0 = no
Compute Afeect Balance: (sum positive items = yes) minus (sum negative items = yes)
Affect Balance Scale Bradburn, 26 item version
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, ? time frame not reported
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 2
Used in studies
ReferenceHobdy et al. (2007): study US Texas 2006
TitleThe Role of Attachment Style in Coping with Job Loss and the Empty Nest in Adulthood.
PublicEmpty nest and job-loss adults, USA, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no