Profile of mood states

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The Profile of Mood States (POMS) is a psychological rating scale used to assess transient, distinct mood states.

Profile of Mood States - long form[edit]

The long form of the POMS consists of 65 adjectives that are rated by subjects on a 5-point scale. Six factors have been derived from this:

POMS Standard
tension-anxiety
depression-dejection
anger-hostility
fatigue-inertia
vigor-activity
confusion-bewilderment
POMS
POMS or Profile of Mood States measures affective mood states and uses three tests to measure and identify them
  • POMS Standard
  • POMS Brief
  • POMS Bipolar[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McNair, PhD, Douglas M. "Profile of Mood States (POMS™)". JOPIE VAN ROOYEN & PARTNERS SA (PTY) LTD. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 

POMS Overview ...

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