- Affect: Average Overall Level (A-AOL)
- Time frame:
- last year (cy)
- 1 question (sq)
- Scale Type:
- verbal scale (v)
- Scale Range:
DescriptionSelf report on single question:
In thinking over the past year, indicate how elated or depressed, happy or unhappy you have felt in the last year?
10 Complete elation, rapturous joy and soaring ecstasy
9 Very elated and in very high spirits. Tremendous delight
8 Elated and in high spirits.
7 Feeling very good and cheerful.
6 Feeling pretty good , "OK".
5 Feeling a little bit low. Just so-so.
4 Spirits low and somewhat "blue".
3 Depressed and feeling very low. Definitely "blue".
2 Tremendously depressed.
Feeling terrible, really miserable, "just awful".
1 Utter depression and gloom. Completely down.
All is black and leaden. Wish it were all over.
List of Studies Using this Measure
- = 5.600
- = 1.100
- = 5.900