print

Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-BW-cm-mq-v-5-ea
Focus:
Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS) (A-BW)
Time frame:
last month, last few weeks (cm)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on 10 questions.

This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Read each item and mark the appropriate answer in the space next to that word. Indicate to what extend you felt this way during the past few weeks?
A  Scared
B  Miserable
C  Cheerful
D  Proud
E  Afraid
F  Joyful
G  Mad
H  Lively
I   Happy
J  Sad

Answer options:
1  very slightly or not at all
2  a little
3  moderately
4  quite a bit
5  extremely

Computation: (C+D+F+H+I)/4 - (A+B+E+G+J)/4

Name: Watson et al's PANAS. Adapted for children by Laurent et al. (Version PANAS-C),  shortened to 10 items by Ebesutani