Affect Balance Scale
Description: A measure of overall experienced psychological well-being at a given point in time .
Format: A 10-item rating scale containing 5 statements reflecting positive feelings and 5 statements reflecting negative feelings.
Scoring: The scale is scored on a range from – 5 (worst) to + 5 (best).
Administration and Burden: Self-administered.
Psychometrics for SCI: Not available.
Languages: English, Dutch.
QoL Concept: The Affect Balance Scale is a measure of Subjective Well-Being, which corresponds to Box E(subjective evaluations and reactions; self-esteem) of Dijker’s Model.
**CLICK ON THE LISTED SECONDARY HEALTH CONDITIONS ON THE RIGHT TO READ HOW THE AFFECT BALANCE SCALE HAS BEEN USED WITH A PARTICULAR CONDITION**
Bradburn NM. The structure of psychological well-being. Chicago: Aldine; 1969.