Five Factor Wellness Inventory (5F-WEL)

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Myers, J. E., & Sweeney, T. J. (2005b). The Five Factor Wellness Inventory, Adult (5F-Wel-A). Palo Alto, CA: Mind Garden.
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Purpose The Five Factor Wellness Inventory (FF-WEL) is used to help individuals make healthier living choices by assessing characteristics of wellness. The FF-WEL was developed from the Wellness Evaluation of Lifestyle (WEL) and measures the higher order wellness factor along with five second order factors and seventeen discrete scales.
Domain(s) Goal Pursuit
Life Satisfaction
Positive Affect
Quality of Life
Sense of Meaning
Target population Adult
Number of items 73
Administration format self-report
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Alternate forms

The Four Factor Wellness Inventory (4F-WEL) is a shortened version of this.

Availability in other languages Chinese, German, Lithuanian, Spanish, Turkish
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Shannonhouse, L., Erford, B., Gibson, D., O’Hara, C. and Fullen, M.C. (2020), Psychometric Synthesis of the Five Factor Wellness Inventory. Journal of Counseling & Development, 98: 94-106.
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