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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-BW-yd-mqr-v-5-a
Focus:
Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS) (A-BW)
Time frame:
yesterday (yd)
Mode:
multiple questions, repeated (mqr)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on 60 questions on yesterdays affect repeated 14 days
 
 How well does each of the adjectives below describe how you have felt yesterday?
 Aa   gloomy
 Ab   cross
 Ac   anxious
 Ad   afraid
 Ae   lonely
 Af    dull
 Ag   bored
 Ah  uneasy
 AI   ashamed
 Aj   unlucky
 Ak  feeling hurt
 Al   struggling
 Am  discouraged
 An   everyone is against you
 Ao   no pleasure in anything
 Ap   think you are a failure
 Aq   conscience hurts
 Ar    you are getting worse and worse
 As   restless
 At    troubled
 Au   sorrowful
 Av   annoyed
 Aw   impatient
 Ax   repressed, held down
 Ay   confused
 Az   uncertain
 Aaa embarrassed
 Aab regretful
 Aac in physical pain
 Aad disconcerted
 Aae full of longing
 Ba   free
 Bb   lucky
 Bc   thrilled
 Bd   laughing
 Be   cheerful
 Bf   peaceful
 Bg   excited
 Bh   safe and secure
 Bji    successful
 Bj     in tune with everything
 Bk    jolly
 Bl     enthusiastic
 Bm   carefree
 Bn   comfortable
 Bo   contented
 Bp   amused
 Bq    full of life
 Br   optimistic
 Bs   satisfied
 Bt   life full of interesting things
 Bu   confident
 Bv   things getting better
 Bw   God is behind you
 Byx  life entirely worthwhile
 By    light-hearted
 Bz    everyone is friendly to you
 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