Measuring mental well-being in Norway: validation of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS)

@inproceedings{Smith2017MeasuringMW,
  title={Measuring mental well-being in Norway: validation of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS)},
  author={Otto Robert Frans Smith and Daniele E. Alves and Marit Knapstad and Ellen Haug and Leif Edvard Aar\o},
  booktitle={BMC psychiatry},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Mental well-being is an important, yet understudied, area of research, partly due to lack of appropriate population-based measures. The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) was developed to meet the needs for such a measure. This article assesses the psychometric properties of the Norwegian version of the WEMWBS, and its short-version (SWEMWBS) among a sample of primary health care patients who participated in the evaluation of Prompt Mental Health Care (PMHC), a novel… CONTINUE READING
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