Affect and Arousal Scale (AFARS)

Bruce F Chorpita, Eric L Daleiden, Catherine Moffitt, Letitia Yim, & Lori A Umemoto. (2000). Assessment of Tripartite Factors of Emotion in Children and Adolescents I: Structural Validity and Normative Data of an Affect and Arousal Scale. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 22(2), 141–.
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Purpose The AFARS Measures core emotional factors in children and adolescents, including positive affect, negative affect, and physiological hyperarousal, in contrast to instruments that measure specific symptoms of anxiety or depression.
Domain(s) Positive Affect
Target population Child
Number of items 27
Administration format self-report
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