|Selfreport on 3 questions:|
A. "How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life? Would you say:
5 very often,
4 fairly often,
B. "How often do you feel downcast or dejected?
Would you say:
1 very often,
2 fairly often,
C. "In general how would you say you feel most of the time? Would you say:
5 very good spirits,
4 fairly good spirits,
3 neither good spirits nor low spirits,
2 fairly low spirits,
1 very low spirits.
Summation: average A , B and C
Name: Brenner's `Three component Quality of Affect Scale'
|Focus, A-BBr||Affect: Balance (Brenner's index)|
|Time frame, g||generally|
|Mode, mq||multiple questions|
|Scale type, v||verbal scale Range = 5|
|Used in studies|
|Reference||Brenner (1975): study US Washington County, Maryland 1973|
|Title||Quality of Affect and Self-Evaluated Happiness.|
|Public||18+ aged, general public, Washington County, Maryland, USA, 1973-1974|