Satisfaction with Life Scale.


The satisfaction with life scale is a 5 item questionnaire.

Items are scored on a 1-7 scale, with the total scale score calculated as a sum of the items.

5 – 9 Extremely dissatisfied

31-35 Extremely satisfied

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Diener, E., Emmons, R.A., Larsen, R.J., & Griffin, S. (1985). The Satisfaction with Life Scale. Journal of Personality Assessment, 49, 1-5.

Pavrot, W., & Diener, E. (1993). Review of the Satisfaction with Life Scale. Psychological Assessment, 5, 164-172.

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