- Affect: Balance (Bradburn's index) (A-BB)
- Time frame:
- last week (cw)
- multiple questions (mq)
- Scale Type:
- verbal scale (v)
- Scale Range:
DescriptionSelfreport on 10 questions:
"During the past week, did you ever feel.....?"
A So restless that you could not sit long in a chair
B Proud, because someone had complimented you
C Very lonely or remote from people?
D Pleased about having accomplished something
F On top of the world?
H That things were going your way?
I Upset because someone criticized you?
J Could not do anything, simply because you could not start?
Answer options and scoring:
- yes = 1
- no = 0
Positive Affect Score (PAS): summed scores on B,D F,H
Negative Affect Score (NAS): summed scores on A,C,E,G,I,J
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS minus NAS
Possible range -6 to +4
Name: Bradburn's `Affect Balance Scale' (adapted version)
List of Studies Using this Measure
- = 1.100
- = 1.170