Kuwaiti Raha Scale (KRS)

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Hadi Ridha, Fahad Al Naser & Charles R. Figley (2008) Developing a measure of contentment in an Arab Muslim country: implications for cross-cultural research in social work, European Journal of Social Work, 11:4, 459-467, DOI: 10.1080/13691450701532123
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Purpose The measure was developed to assess well-being among Kuwaitis in a way that reflects the Raha within the Kuwaiti culture, and reflects Kuwaiti cultural idioms of distress.
Domain(s) Goal Pursuit
Life Satisfaction
Positive Affect
Quality of Life
Sense of Meaning
Target population Adult
Number of items 32
Administration format self-report
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Non-exhaustive list of psychometric studies
Chapman, P., Figley, C. R., Ashkanani, H. R., & Naser, F. A. (2009). Measuring Mental Health Following Traumatization: Psychometric Analysis of the Kuwait Raha Scale Using a Random National Household Data Set. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 79(2), 221–227. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0015541
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