Assessing Subjective Well-Being in the Old-Old

@article{Kercher1992AssessingSW,
  title={Assessing Subjective Well-Being in the Old-Old},
  author={Kyle Kercher},
  journal={Research on Aging},
  year={1992},
  volume={14},
  pages={131 - 168}
}
  • K. Kercher
  • Published 1 June 1992
  • Psychology
  • Research on Aging
A review of past research reveals apparent gaps in many current measures of positive affect (PA) and negative affect (NA) including the Bradburn (1969) Affect Balance subscales popular among gerontologists and other social scientists. In many cases, the measures produce PA/NA correlations so high that some researchers claim subjective well-being is unidimensional. A viable alternative measure of positive and negative affect is the PANAS (Watson, Clark, and Tellegen 1988), which appears to… 
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