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Adolescents' perceived quality of life: An exploratory investigation
Abstract This study investigated the psychometric properties and correlates of a life satisfaction measure with an adolescent sample. A total of 222 students from Grades 8, 10, and 12 of a school… Expand
The interrelationships of positive affect, negative affect, and life satisfaction in an adolescent sample
A total of 266 adolescent students responded to two self-report well-being measures, the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (Watson et al., 1988) and the Students' Life Satisfaction Scale (Dew and… Expand
Validity of the Perceived Life Satisfaction Scale
This study provided additional information related to the psychometric properties of the Perceived Life Satisfaction Scale (PLSS: Adelman et al., 1989). With a sample of 222 secondary level students,… Expand
An Evaluation of Racial Bias in a Life Satisfaction Scale.
This study investigated the possibility of racial bias in one of the few extant life satisfaction measures appropriate for children and adolescents, the Students' Life Satisfaction Scale (Huebner,… Expand
Is Life Satisfaction Multidimensional?: The Factor Structure of the Perceived Life Satisfaction Scale
Responses of 222 secondary-school students to the Perceived Life Satisfaction Scale were subjected to principal components analyses. Four primary life satisfaction factors emerged, which suggests… Expand
Preliminary Validation of the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule with Adolescents
This study assessed the psychometric properties of the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS) with a sample of 266 adolescent students. The results provided preliminary support for the… Expand