The measurement of affect, mood, and emotion : a guide for health-behavioral research / Panteleimon Ekkekakis.Call number: 152.40287 E36M Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013. Description: xxi, 206 p. : charts.ISBN: 9781107648203 (pbk.).Subject(s): Affect (Psychology) | Emotions -- Health aspects | Emotions
Documenting the breadth and depth of the problem -- Untangling the terminological Gordian knot -- Should affective states be considered as distinct entities or as positioned along dimensions? -- Are pleasant and unpleasant states independent or polar opposites? -- Selecting a measure: a proposed three-step process -- The old classics: measures of distinct states -- Dimensional measures -- Domain-specific measurement: challenges and solutions -- Problems of domain specificity: examples from exercise.