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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-BW-cw-mq-v-5-a
Focus:
Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS) (A-BW)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Self report on 60 questions

How well does each of the adjectives below describe how you have felt during the past week?
Aa   disgusted
Ab   bashful
Ac   sluggish
Ad   irritable
Ae   disgusted with self
Af    sad
Ag   afraid
Ah  tired
AI   shaky
Aj   timid
Ak  alone
Al   upset
Am angry
An   blue
Ao   shy
Ap   guilty
Aq   nervous
Ar    lonely
As   sleepy
At    hostile
Au   jittery
Av   ashamed
Aw   scared
Ax   angry at self
Ay   downhearted
Az   distressed
Aaa blameworthy
Aab frightened
Aac dissatisfied with self
Aad
Aae
Ba   cheerful
Bb   attentive
Bc   surprised
Bd   strong
Be   relaxed
Bf    delighted
Bg   inspired
Bh   calm
Bji   amazed
Bj    happy
Bk   alert
Bl    active
Bm  joyful
Bn   excited
Bo   proud
Bp   lively
Bq   at ease
Br    enthusiastic
Bs   determined
Bt    astonished
Bu   interested
Bv   confident
Bw   energetic
Bx   concentrating
By   bold
Bz   daring
Baa  things are bound to turn out right
Bab  full of deep joy
Bac  everything goes right
Bad  life goes smoothly
Bae  your duty well done
Baf  when tackling something

Rating:
1  very slightly
2
3
4
5 extremely

Computation: Average positive (B) minus average negative (A)

Name: PANAS-X

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Agbaria & Natur (2018): study IL 2016 Palestinian Arab Adolescents, Israel, 201? N = 160
Mean
= 1.250