Development of the short version of the Scales of General Well-Being: the 14-item SGWB

Longo, Ylenio and Coyne, Iain and Joseph, Stephen (2018) Development of the short version of the Scales of General Well-Being: the 14-item SGWB. Personality and Individual Differences, 124 . pp. 31-34. ISSN 0191-8869

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Abstract

The Scales of General Well-Being (SGWB, Longo, Coyne, & Joseph, 2017) is a 65-item tool assessing fourteen different constructs. The aim of this study was to develop a short 14-item version. One item was chosen from each of the fourteen scales following inspection of previously-published factor loadings and content validity ratings. In total, 446 responses from U.S residents were collected from Amazon Mechanical Turk. Results supported a factor structure consistent with the long form, as well as good internal consistency. Additionally, general well-being scores of short- and long-form correlated at 0.96 and each item in the short-form was strongly related to its respective long-form scale. The 14-item SGWB offers a brief assessment of well-being based on a novel and comprehensive operational definition, and promises to be of practical use to researchers and clinicians.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Well-being; Short form; SGWB; Flourishing; Measurement; Scale; Validation; Factor analysis
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Medicine > Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology
Identification Number: 10.1016/j.paid.2017.11.042
Depositing User: Eprints, Support
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2017 11:10
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2017 10:36
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/48472

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