Manchester Short Assessment of Quality of Life (MANSA)

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Purpose The MANSA is a brief instrument for assessing quality of life focusing on satisfaction with life as a whole and with life domains.
Domain(s) Life Satisfaction
Target population Adult
Number of items 25
Administration format self-report
Additional formats
Alternate forms
Availability in other languages Swedish and German
Fee for use
Free
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The Manchester Short Assessment of Quality of Life (MANSA) can be found here.

Non-exhaustive list of psychometric studies

Björkman, T., & Svensson, B. (2005). Quality of life in people with severe mental illness. reliability and validity of the Manchester short assessment of quality of life (MANSA). Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 59(4), 302-306. doi:10.1080/08039480500213733


Eklund, M., & Sandqvist, G. (2006). Psychometric properties of the satisfaction with daily occupations (SDO) instrument and the Manchester short assessment of quality of life (MANSA) in women with scleroderma and without known illness. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 13(1), 23-30. doi:10.1080/11038120500239578


Petkari, E., Giacco, D., & Priebe, S. (2020). Factorial structure of the Manchester short assessment of quality of life in patients with schizophrenia-spectrum disorders. Quality of Life Research, 29(3), 833-841. doi:10.1007/s11136-019-02356-w

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