Brief Multidimensional Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale (BMSLSS)

General information
Purpose The BMSLSS is used to measure satisfaction in different areas of life (family, friends, school, self, environment) as well as general life satisfaction. Suitable for adolescents.
Domain(s) Life Satisfaction
Target population Child
Number of items 6
Administration format self-report
Additional formats
Alternate forms

Adapted from Multidimensional Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale

Availability in other languages German
Fee for use
Free
Related information on use of the measure

Please contact Dr. Scott Huebner for a copy of the measure at huebner@sc.edu

Non-exhaustive list of psychometric studies

Hashim, J., & Areepattamannil, S. (2017). The brief multidimensional students' life satisfaction scale (BMSLSS): Reliability, validity, and gender invariance in an Indian adolescent sample. Journal of Adolescence, 57, 54-58. doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2017.03.007


Valois, R. F., Zullig, K. J., Brown, L. K., Carey, M. P., Vanable, P. A., Romer, D., & DiClemente, R. J. (2019). Is the brief multidimensional Student’s life satisfaction scale valid and reliable for African American adolescents? American Journal of Health Education, 50(6), 344-355. doi:10.1080/19325037.2019.1662348


Zullig, K. J., Huebner, E. S., Patton, J. M., & Murray, K. A. (2009). The brief multidimensional students' life satisfaction scale-college version. American Journal of Health Behavior, 33(5), 483-493. doi:10.5993/AJHB.33.5.1

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