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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-cm-mq-v-2-b
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
last month, last few weeks (cm)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
2

Description

Selfreport on 5 questions:

How have things been going in the past few weeks? Please tick one of the two boxes for each of the questions below:
A   Have you ever felt lonely or remote from people?
B   Have you ever felt particularly excited or interested in something?
C   Have you ever felt depressed or unhappy?
E   Have you ever felt at the top of the world?
F   Have you ever felt bored?
G Have you ever felt pleased about having accomplished something?

Rated:
0:  no
1:  yes

Computation: (B+D+F) -(A+C+E)

Name: Bradburn's Affect Balance Scale: shortened version