Affectometer 2

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Kammann, R., & Flett, R. (1983). Sourcebook for measuring well-being with Affectometer 2., Dunedin, New Zealand: Why Not? Foundation.
General information
Purpose Inventory of general happiness or sense or well-being based on measuring the balance of positive and negative feelings in recent experience.
Domain(s) Life Satisfaction
Positive Affect
Quality of Life
Target population Adult
Number of items 40
Administration format self-report
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Alternate forms
Availability in other languages Setswana, Twi, Urdu
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Kammann, R. and Flett, R. (1983), Affectometer 2: A scale to measure current level of general happiness. Australian Journal of Psychology, 35: 259-265.

Tennant, R., Joseph, S. & Stewart-Brown, S. The Affectometer 2: a measure of positive mental health in UK populations. Qual Life Res 16, 687–695 (2007).

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