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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-BW-?-mq-v-5-d
Focus:
Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS) (A-BW)
Time frame:
time frame not reported (?)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on 18 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  attentive
P  proud
Q  strong
R  interested

Rated:
1: slightly/not at all
.
.
5  extremely

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

Name: Watson's PANAS version not reported
Items "alert" and "enthusiastic" removed

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Munzel et al. (2018): study US 2014 Facebook users, USA, 2014 N = 678
Mean
= 1.940