About the Measure

Domains Mental health and wellbeing
Key stages Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Anger; Confusion; Depression; Fatigue; Tension; Vigour
Description A measure of mood states which can be used with adolescents.
Example Circle how you feel right now… panicky
Link http://shapeamerica.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/026404199365425#.WdO5YRiZOuU

Implementation details

No. of items 24
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 10
Age 14-18
Cost single purchase Free - Available
Cost per child Free - Available

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α >.70
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA 6-factor model
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS) negative affect subscale correlated with Profile of Mood States- Adolescents (POMS-A) confusion subscale, r= .80, anger subscale, r=.78, depression subscale r=.75, fatigue subscale, r=.52 and tension subscale, r=.72; PANAS positive affect subscale correlated with POMS-A vigour subscale, r= .62
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Terry, P. C., Lane, A. M., Lane, H. J., & Keohane, L. (1999). Development and validation of a mood measure for adolescents. Journal of Sports Sciences, 17(11), 861-872. doi:10.1080/026404199365425