- 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 weeks did you ever feel...?"
A Particularly excited, or interested in something?
B So restless that you could not sit long in a chair?
C Proud because someone complimented you on something
you had done?
D Very lonely or remote from people?
E Pleased about having accomplished something?
G On top of the world?
I That things were going your way?
J Upset because someone criticized you?
Response options: yes/no
If yes: "How often during the past week did you feel so?"
5 all the time
Positive Affect Score (PAS): summed scores on A, C, E, G, I
Negative Affect Score (NAS): summed scores on B, D, F, H, J
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS minus NAS
Possible range -50 to +50
Name: Bradburn's `Affect Balance Scale' (modified version)
List of Studies Using this Measure
- = 5.400