Mental Health Continuum–Short Form (MHC-SF)

During the Past Month‚ How Often Did You Feel  …
1.    happy
2.    interested in life
3.    satisfied with life
4.    that you had something important to contribute to society
5.    that you belonged to a community (like a social group or your neighborhood)
6.    that our society is a good place‚ or is becoming a better place‚ for all people
7.    that people are basically good
8.    that the way our society works makes sense to you
9.    that you liked most parts of your personality
10.good at managing the responsibilities of your daily life
11.that you had warm and trusting relationships with others
12.that you had experiences that challenged you to grow and become a better person
13.confident to think or express your own ideas and opinions
14.that your life has a sense of direction or meaning to it
emotional‚ psychological‚ and social well-being
never = 0‚ once or twice = 1‚ about once a week = 2‚ about 2 or 3 times a week = 3‚ almost every day = 4‚ and every day = 5.
Cluster 1; Items 1 to 3 = Hedonic‚ Emotional Well-Being
Cluster 2; Items 4 to 8 = Eudaimonic‚ Social Well-Being
Item 4 = Social Contribution
Item 5 = Social Integration
Item 6 = Social Actualization (i.e.‚ Social Growth)
Item 8 = Social Coherence (i.e.‚ Social Interest)
Cluster 3; Items 9 to 14 = Eudaimonic‚ Psychological Well-Being
Item 9 = Self Acceptance
Item 10 = Environmental ma‎stery
Item 11 = Positive Relations with Others
Item 12 = Personal Growth
Item 13 = Autonomy
Item 14 = Purpose in Life

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