publication . Article . Other literature type . 2013

The Satisfaction With Life Scale.

Stephanie A. Kolakowsky-Hayner; Paul Carufel; Kimberly Bellon; John D. Corrigan; Jerry Wright;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, volume 28, pages 489-491 (issn: 0885-9701, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)
Abstract
The SWLS consists of 5-items that require a ratingon a 7-point Likert scale. Administration is rarely morethan a minute or 2 and can be completed by interview(including phone) or paper and pencil response. The in-strumentshouldnotbecompletedbyaproxyansweringfortheperson.Itemsofthe SWLSaresummedtocreatea total score that can range from 5 to 35.The SWLS is in the public domain. Permission isnot needed to use it. Further information regardingthe use and interpretation of the SWLS can be foundat the author’s Web site http://internal.psychology.illinois.edu/∼ediener/SWLS.html. The Web site alsoincludes links to translations of the scale into 27languages.
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free text keywords: Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation, Clinical Neurology, Phone, Pencil (mathematics), Likert scale, Public domain, Permission, World Wide Web, Psychology, Web site
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