Reliability and validity of the Spanish version of the World Health Organization-Five Well-Being Index in elderly.

@article{LucasCarrasco2012ReliabilityAV,
  title={Reliability and validity of the Spanish version of the World Health Organization-Five Well-Being Index in elderly.},
  author={Ramona Lucas-Carrasco},
  journal={Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={66 6},
  pages={508-13}
}
AIMS The World Health Organization (WHO)-Five Well-being Index (WHO-5) is a short 5-item index designed to assess the level of emotional well-being. The positive questions of the WHO-5, shifted towards measuring cheerfulness and the level of energy, work in the screening of depression. This paper describes the psychometric properties of the Spanish WHO-5 in older persons. METHODS A total of 199 participants from community centers and primary care centers participated in the study completing a… CONTINUE READING

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