- Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS) (A-BW)
- Time frame:
- generally (g)
- multiple questions (mq)
- Scale Type:
- verbal scale (v)
- Scale Range:
DescriptionSelfreport on 20 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 how often you generally feel this way, that is, how often you feel on average?
Negative affect score (NAS): (A to J)/10
Positive affect score (PAS): (K to T)/10
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS
Name: Watson et al's PANAS ('in general' 'frequency' version)