Characteristics of Adolescents Who Report Very High Life Satisfaction

  title={Characteristics of Adolescents Who Report Very High Life Satisfaction},
  author={Rich Gilman and E. Huebner},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
  • Rich Gilman, E. Huebner
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Youth and Adolescence
  • This study investigated the characteristics of adolescents who report high levels of life global satisfaction. A total of 485 adolescents completed the Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale (SLSS) (Huebner, E. S. (1991). Sch. Psychol. Int. 12: 231–240.) along with self-report measures of intrapersonal, interpersonal, and school-related functioning. Based on their SLSS scores, students were divided into three groups: “low” (bottom 20% of the distribution), “average” (middle 50%), and “high” (upper… CONTINUE READING
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