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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-cw-mq-v-5-c
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on 13 questions:

To what extent during the past 7 days did you feel:
A  attentive and concentrated
B  good humored
C  active and full of energy
D relaxed
E  hopeful and secure
F  sad and down
H  nervous and jittery
I    passive and uninvolved
J  anxious
K  exhausted
L  irritated
M  anxious and treatened
N  hopeless

Rated
0  not at all
1  a bit
2  moderate
3  strong
4  very strong

Computation: (A+B+C+D)4/4 - (E+F+G+H+I+J+K+L+M+N)/7

Subscales ' presence of positive affect and absence of negative affect of Laubach (2001) Quality of Life Profile for Chronically Ill patients