New Measures of Well-Being

  title={New Measures of Well-Being},
  author={Ed Diener and Derrick Wirtz and Robert Biswas-Diener and William Tov and Chu Kim-Prieto and Dong-won Choi and Shigehiro Oishi},
We present new measures of well-being to assess the following concepts: 1. Psychological Well-Being (PWB); 2. Positive Feelings, Negative Feelings, and the balance between the two (SPANE-P, N, B); and 3. Positive Thinking. The PWB scale is a short 8-item summary survey of the person’s self-perceived functioning in important areas such as relationships, self-esteem, purpose and meaning, and optimism. The scale is substantially correlated with other psychological well-being scales, but is briefer… CONTINUE READING
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