Wellness Beliefs Scale (WBS)

1.    There is no evidence I have any health problems
2.    I can fulfill my everyday responsibilities
3.    I have no medical signs of illness
4.    I am enjoying life
5.    I feel good
6.    I can perform my regular chores
7.    There are no indications that I am ill
8.    I can carry out my normal activities
9.    I can do what I need to do
10.I feel full of energy
11.I am free of disease
12.Health problems do not stop me from carrying out my usual tasks
13.I feel I am functioning to my full potential
14.I can keep up my daily routine
15.I have a lot of get up and go
16.I do not have any illness
17.I can carry on as usual in my life
18.I have no warning signs of disease
19.I feel physically and emotionally strong
20.I do not have any diagnosed health problems
21.My life is in balance
Functional‚ Biomedical‚ Wellbeing
(7) Very Important to (1) Not Important At All
Functional (2‚ 6‚ 8‚ 9‚ 12‚ 14‚ and 17)‚ Biomedical (1‚ 3‚ 7‚ 11‚ 16‚ 18‚ and 20)‚ Wellbeing (4‚ 5‚ 10‚ 13‚ 15‚ 19‚ and 21)

Bishop‚ F.‚ & Yardley‚ L. (2010). The development and initial validation of a new measure of lay definitions of health: The Wellness Beliefs Scale. Psychology & Health‚ 25(3)‚ 271–287.

Bishop & Yardley‚ (2010). Wellness Beliefs Scale. In: Simmons C. A.‚ Lehmann P. (eds). Tools for strengths-based assessment and evaluation‚ New York‚ NY: Springer‚ pp. 141-142. (2013). Google Scholar