- Affect: Average Repeated Overall Estimate (A-ARE)
- Time frame:
- last day (md)
- 1 question, repeated (sqr)
- Scale Type:
- verbal scale (v)
- Scale Range:
DescriptionSelf report on single question, answered every evening before retiring during six weeks (experience sampling)
"On average; how elated or depressed, happy or unhappy you felt today....?
10 Complete elation, rapturous joy and soaring ecstasy
9 Very elated and in very high spirits. Tremendous
delight and buoyancy
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.
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.
Name: Wessman & Ricks' `Elation - depression scale'
List of Studies Using this Measure
- = 5.600
- = 0.650
- = 5.410
- = 0.710
- = 6.140
- = 0.980