The Meaning in Life Questionnaire : Assessing the Presence of and Search for Meaning in Life

@inproceedings{Steger2006TheMI,
  title={The Meaning in Life Questionnaire : Assessing the Presence of and Search for Meaning in Life},
  author={Michael F. Steger and Patricia A. Frazier and Matthew E Kaler},
  year={2006}
}
Counseling psychologists often work with clients to increase their well-being as well as to decrease their distress. One important aspect of well-being, highlighted particularly in humanistic theories of the counseling process, is perceived meaning in life. However, poor measurement has hampered research on meaning in life. In 3 studies, evidence is provided for the internal consistency, temporal stability, factor structure, and validity of the Meaning in Life Questionnaire (MLQ), a new 10-item… CONTINUE READING
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