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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-?-mq-v-5-b
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
time frame not reported (?)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on 30 questions.

Lead question not reported
A   Interested
B   Sad
C   Frightened
D   Alert
E   Excited
F   Ashamed
G   Upset
H   Happy
I    Strong
J   Nervous
K   Guilty
L   Energetic
M   Scared
N   Calm
O   Miserable
P   Jittery
Q   Cheerful
R   Active
S   Proud
T   Afraid
U   Joyful
V   Lonely
W  Mad
X   Fearless
Y   Disgusted
Z   Delighted
AA Blue
AB Daring
AC Gloomy
AD Lively

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

Negative affect score (NAS): B, C, F, G, J, K, M, O, P, T, V, W, Y, AA, AC
Positive affect score   (PAS):A, D, E, H, I, L, N, Q, R, S, U, X, Z, AB, AD
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson et al's PANAS. Adapted for children by Laurent et al. (Version PANAS-C)