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Assessment of Subjective Well-Being in Children and Adolescents

E. Scott Huebner and Kimberly J. Hills

in The Oxford Handbook of Child Psychological Assessment

Published in print April 2013 | ISBN: 9780199796304
Published online May 2013 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199796304.013.0034

Series: Oxford Library of Psychology

Assessment of Subjective Well-Being in Children and Adolescents

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Research has suggested that measures of positive subjective well-being add incremental validity in relation to traditional measures of psychopathological symptoms in predicting child and adolescent psychsocial adaptation. Measures of subjective well-being, including measures of life satisfaction and positive affect, have been constructed that are appropriate for children and/or adolescents. Several measures are reviewed and recommendations for future research are provided. A case study is employed to illustrate the usefulness of subjective well-being instruments in school-based psychological assessments.

Keywords: subjective well-being; life satisfaction; positive affect; assessment; children

Article.  10677 words. 

Subjects: Psychology ; Clinical Psychology

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