The Resource The measurement of affect, mood, and emotion : a guide for health-behavioral research, Panteleimon Ekkekakis ; [foreword by James A. Russell], (electronic resource)

The measurement of affect, mood, and emotion : a guide for health-behavioral research, Panteleimon Ekkekakis ; [foreword by James A. Russell], (electronic resource)

Label
The measurement of affect, mood, and emotion : a guide for health-behavioral research
Title
The measurement of affect, mood, and emotion
Title remainder
a guide for health-behavioral research
Statement of responsibility
Panteleimon Ekkekakis ; [foreword by James A. Russell]
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The role of affective constructs in human behaviour in general, and health behaviour in particular, is recapturing the attention of researchers. Affect, mood and emotion are again considered powerful motives behind dietary choices, physical activity participation, cigarette smoking, alcohol overconsumption and drug abuse. However, researchers entering the fray must confront a vast and confusing theoretical and technical literature. The enormity of this challenge is reflected in numerous problems plaguing recent studies, from selecting measures without offering a rationale, to interchanging terms that are routinely misconstrued. The Measurement of Affect, Mood, and Emotion cuts through the jargon, clarifies controversies and proposes a sound three-tiered system for selecting measures that can rectify past mistakes and accelerate future progress. Panteleimon Ekkekakis offers an accessible and comprehensive guidebook of great value to academic researchers and postgraduate students in the fields of psychology, behavioural and preventive medicine, behavioural nutrition, exercise science and public health"--Provided by publisher
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MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ekkekakis, Panteleimon
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
BF511
LC item number
.E37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Affect (Psychology)
  • Emotions
  • Emotions
Label
The measurement of affect, mood, and emotion : a guide for health-behavioral research, Panteleimon Ekkekakis ; [foreword by James A. Russell], (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Prologue; 1. Documenting the breadth and depth of the problem; 2. Untangling the terminological Gordian knot; 3. Should affective states be considered as distinct entities or as positioned along dimensions?; 4. Are pleasant and unpleasant states independent or polar opposites?; 5. Selecting a measure: a proposed three-step process; 6. The old classics: measures of distinct states; 7. Dimensional measures; 8. Domain-specific measurement: challenges and solutions; 9. Problems of domain specificity: examples from exercise; Epilogue
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxi, 206 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1113054
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1113054
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10659329
  • (CaONFJC)MIL458883
  • (OCoLC)828424608
Label
The measurement of affect, mood, and emotion : a guide for health-behavioral research, Panteleimon Ekkekakis ; [foreword by James A. Russell], (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Prologue; 1. Documenting the breadth and depth of the problem; 2. Untangling the terminological Gordian knot; 3. Should affective states be considered as distinct entities or as positioned along dimensions?; 4. Are pleasant and unpleasant states independent or polar opposites?; 5. Selecting a measure: a proposed three-step process; 6. The old classics: measures of distinct states; 7. Dimensional measures; 8. Domain-specific measurement: challenges and solutions; 9. Problems of domain specificity: examples from exercise; Epilogue
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxi, 206 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1113054
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1113054
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10659329
  • (CaONFJC)MIL458883
  • (OCoLC)828424608

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