Life Satisfaction Index for the Third Age (LSITA)

Neugarten‚ B.J.‚ Havighurst‚ R.J.‚ & Tobin‚ S.S. (1961). The Measurement of Life Satisfaction. Journal of Gerontology‚ 16‚ 134-143.
General information
Purpose The LSITA is a summative scale designed to measure overall life satisfaction among older adults.
Target population Adult
Number of items 30
Administration format self-report
Additional formats
Alternate forms

A 12-item short form can be found here:

Availability in other languages Chinese, Japanese
Fee for use
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