Multi-dimensional Student Life Satisfaction Scale (MSLSS)

Huebner, E. S. (1994). Preliminary development and validation of a multidimensional life satisfaction scale for children. Psychological Assessment, 6(2), 149–158.
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Purpose The MSLSS is a 40-item measure designed to provide a holistic assessment of the wellbeing of young people. It has five subscales: family, friends, school, living environment and self. Each segment can be considered separately. It is a validated tool, and has been tested for effectiveness in the USA and middle east.
Target population Child
Number of items 40
Administration format self-report
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