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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-BD2-m-mq-v-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Balance (Diener's ABS) (A-BD2)
Time frame:
momentary (now) (m)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport of momentary mood on 8 questions:

Using the scale below, indicate how often you feel each of the emotions below. Put a number from 1 to 7 to accurately reflect how much  you feel that emotion RIGHT NOW.
A  worry
B  affection
C  anger
D  joy
E  sadness
F  guilt
G  contentment
H  pride

1  never
2  slight amount (rare)
3  some of the time
4  about half the time
5  much of the time
6  almost always
7  always

Computation: (B+D+G+H) -  (A+C+E+F)

Name: Diener's 'Affect Balance' ESM format