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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-BW-?-mq-?-0-a
Focus:
Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS) (A-BW)
Time frame:
time frame not reported (?)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
scale not reported (?)
Scale Range:
0

Description

Selfreport on 20 questions:
Lead item not reported.

A  nervous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  jittery
E  irritable
F  upset
G  scared
H  excited
I   ashamed
J  guilty
K  hostile
L  active
M  determined
N  inspired
O  enthusiastic
P  alert
Q  attentive
R  proud
S  strong
T  interested

Negative affect score (NAS): A to K
Positive affect score (PAS): L to T
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson's PANAS version not reported

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Steca et al. (2004): study IT 1990 Elementary school students followed 10 years, Italy,199? N = 306
Mean
= 1.210
SD
= 0.770