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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-h
Focus:
Affect: Balance (Bradburn's index) (A-BB)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on 16 questions:

How often you felt the following during the past week?
A  On top of the world
B Very lonely or remote from people
C  Angry at something that usually wouldn't bother you
D  Happy
E  That you couldn't do something because you could not get going
F  Particular proud or interested in something
G  Depressed or very unhappy
H  Optimistic
I   Pleased about having accomplished someting
J  Bored
K  Proud because someone had complimented you about what you had done
L  Cheerful
M  So restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair
N  Content
O  That you had more things to do than you could get done
P  Vaguely uneasy about something without knowing why

Rated:
0  none
1  once
2  several
3  often

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

Name: Modified Bradburn Affect Balance Scale