Family Member Well-Being Index (FMWB)

1.    How concerned or worried about your health have you been?*
Not concerned at all 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Very concerned
2.    How relaxed or tense have you been?*
Very relaxed 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Very tense
3.    How much energy‚ pep‚ or vitality have you felt?
No energy at all 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Very energetic
4.    How depressed or cheerful have you been?
Very depressed 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Very cheerful
5.    How afraid have you been?*
Not afraid 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Very afraid
6.    How angry have you been?*
Not angry at all 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Very angry
7.    How sad have you been?*
Not sad at all 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Very sad
8.    How concerned or worried about the health of another family member have you been?*
Not concerned at all 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Very concerned
* Reverse scored
 
 
 
Questions 1‚ 2‚ 5‚ 6‚ 7‚ and 8 were reverse-scored.
 
This instrument can be found at: http://www.mccubbinresilience.org/measures.html & Fischer‚ Joel.‚ Corcoran‚ Kevin J. (2007). Measures for Clinical Practice and research: A sourcebook. (4th ed.). NY. Oxford University Pr. Vol. 1‚ Page (s): 304-305.
 

McCubbin HI‚ Patterson J. Family member well-being index (FMWB) In: McCubbin HI‚ Thompson AI‚ McCubbin MA‚ editors. Family assessment: Resiliency‚ coping and adaptation – Inventories for research and practice. Madison‚ WI: University of Wisconsin System; 1996. pp. 753–782.

McCubbin‚ Hamilton and Patterson and Joan. (1982). Family Member Well-being Index (FMWB). In Fischer‚ Joel.‚ Corcoran‚ Kevin J. (2007 ). Measures for Clinical Practice and research: A sourcebook. (4th ed.). NY. Oxford University Pr. Vol. 1‚ Page (s): 304-305.

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