List of Reviews That Identify and Evaluate Subjective Well-Being Scales


    • Review of 99 self-report measures for assessing well-being in adults: Exploring dimensions of well-being and developments over time. Linton, M. J., Dieppe, P., & Medina-Lara, A. (2016). BMJ Open, 6(7), e010641.
    • Measuring well-being: A review of instruments. Cooke, P. J., Melchert, T. P., & Connor, K. (2016). The Counseling Psychologist, 44(5), 730-757.
    • Well-being measurement and the WHO health policy Health 2010: Systematic review of measurement scales. Lindert, J., Bain, P. A., Kubzansky, L. D., & Stein, C. (2015). European Journal of Public Health, 25(4), 731-740. (2013). OECD Guidelines on Measuring Subjective Well-Being.
    • Assessing psychological well-being: Self-report instruments for the NIH Toolbox. Salsman, J. M., Lai, J. S., Hendrie, H. C., Butt, Z., Zill, N., Pilkonis, P. A., et al. (2014). Quality of Life Research, 23(1), 205-215.
    • Panel on Measuring Subjective Well-Being in a Policy-Relevant Framework & Committee on National Statistics & Division on Behavioral and Social Sciences & Education National Research Council. (2013). Subjective Well-Being: Measuring Happiness, Suffering, and Other Dimensions of Experience. Washington (DC): National Academies Press.
    • Systematic review of meaning in life assessment instruments. Brandstatter, M., Baumann, U., Borasio, G. D., & Fegg, M. J. (2012). Psycho-oncology, 21(10), 1034-1052.
    • Theory and validity of life satisfaction scales. Diener, E., Inglehart, R., & Tay, L. (2013). Social Indicators Research, 112, 497-527.
    • Assessing psychosocial well-being of adolescents: A systematic review of measuring instruments. Tsang, K. L., Wong, P. Y., & Lo, S. K. (2012). Child: Care, Health and Development, 38(5), 629-646.
    • A review of instruments measuring resilience. Ahern, N. R., Kiehl, E. M., Sole, M. L., & Byers, J. (2006). Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 29(2), 103-125.
    • Hone, L.C., Jarden, A., Schofield, G.M., & Duncan, S. (2014). Measuring flourishing: The impact of operational definitions on the prevalence of high levels of wellbeing. International Journal of Wellbeing4(1), 62-90.