Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): Validated for teenage school students in England and Scotland. A mixed methods assessment

@inproceedings{Clarke2011WarwickEdinburghMW,
  title={Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): Validated for teenage school students in England and Scotland. A mixed methods assessment},
  author={Aileen Clarke and Tim Friede and Rebecca Putz and Jacquie Ashdown and Steven A Martin and Amy S Blake and Yaser A. Adi and Jane Parkinson and Pamela Flynn and Stephen Platt and Sarah Lynette Stewart-Brown},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Understanding and measuring mental health and wellbeing amongst teenagers has recently become a priority. The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) is validated for measuring mental wellbeing in populations aged 16 years and over in the UK. We report here a study designed to establish the validity and reliability of WEMWBS in teenagers in the UK. METHODS WEMWBS and comparator scales, together with socio-demographic information and self-reported health, were… CONTINUE READING
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