|Selfreport on 2 questions:|
A. "How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life? Would you say.......?"
5 ver often
4 fairly often
B. "How often do you feel downcast or dejected? Would you say....."
1 very often
2 fairly often
Summation: Average A + B
Name: Brenner's `Two 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 (1975a): 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|
|Findings||distributional: yes, correlational: yes|