Happiness measure, code: A-BB-cm-mq-v-3-a

Selfreport on 10 questions:

During the past few weeks, did you ever feel ....? )
A Particularly excited or interested in something?
B So restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair?
C Proud because someone complimented you on something
you had done?
D Very lonely or remote from other people?
E Pleased about having accomplished something?
F Bored?
G On top of the world?
H Depressed or very unhappy?
I That things were going your way?
J Upset because someone criticized you?

Answer options and scoring:
1 never
2 sometimesd
3 often

-Positive Affect Score (PAS): A+C+E+G+I
-Negative Affect Score (NAS): B+D+F+H+J
-Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS minus NAS
Possible range: -20 to +20

Name: Bradburn's 'Affect Balance Scale' (standard version)
Focus, A-BB Affect: Balance (Bradburn's index)
Time frame, cm last month, last few weeks
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
Used in studies
ReferenceIwasaki & Smale (1998): study CA 1981
TitleLongitudinal Analyses of the Relationships among Life Transitions, Chronic Health Problems, Leisure, and Psychological Well?being
PublicAged 23-96, Canada, 1981-1988
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes